Among numerous content management systems that are being used in the industry, there are few that have come out to be as prodigious as WordPress. One can debate over the utility and feasibility of different platforms for specific websites, for instance utility of Weebly for a good-looking brochure site or the utility of JOOMLA for a small portal site. Still, WordPress is certainly among the best content management platforms that provide utility, convenience and space for developers to build not only attractive but competent site (with reference to security of site). If you are looking for the best platform to build your website this article will help you determine the significance and efficacy of WordPress and influential content management system.
The initiation of WordPress was as a simple yet effective CMS platform mainly known for blogging purposes. In fact, even few years back, most developers knew WordPress only for its applicability and efficacy for blogs. However, from its launch in 2003 till today, WordPress has emerged as the single largest CMS platform used by developers across the globe for website development and companies like CNN, Samsung and Forbes has their websites being built on WordPress (clearly demonstrating the authoritative power of the platform).
Below we will be discussing some great aspects of WordPress as a content management system so people out there may adhere to its utility and competency.
Get ready to be overwhelmed with standard features
As mentioned above, until lately many professionals were ignorant of competency of WordPress as an effective CMS. However, today you will be amazed by looking at number of highly interactive and contemporary features in your WordPress. The best part is that despite being inundated with highly technical and attractive features, the platform has maintained its simplicity (that has been the trademark of WordPress). The platform has greatly evolved to become a versatile content management system effective for all sorts of websites and not just blogging.
Get the right learning curve
Simplicity and ease of use has been the long known trademarks for WordPress, so much so that an ultimate technophobe will love to update images and other stuff to his website without being nervy.
However, technology is never compromised for simplicity when it comes to WordPress. The platform has maintained its high standard functionalities while preserving the essence of simplicity, giving ultimate web development experience to professionals and new berries. You can guide your way through complex process in a systematic pattern that is not only interactive but at the same time motivational (you will never get yourself screwed lost in programming or coding etc.). Contrarily, other CMS platforms like Drupal or JOOMLA, offers exceptionally easy beginning for new berries but then just leave you wandering at the midst of complex programming with nowhere to go.
Get the Theme that you wanted
Without a genuinely captivating and mesmerizing theme, any website will look dumb and boring. Themes are at the heart of all website designing projects and you can expect truly exceptional and enchanting assortment of highly interactive themes on WordPress for gratis.
However, when it gets to commercial projects you can expect to pay for getting a professionally designed enthralling theme (the prices can be as low as $50), so you don’t really have to worry about the pricing that much.
These are just few of the many prodigious aspects you can expect from WordPress as a content management system. The platform has recently introduced many significant updates adding to its utility and efficacy for all websites which we will surely be discussing sometime in near future. Till then you can start experiencing the power of WordPress as the ultimate content management system.