At Echo, we love WordPress. We’ve tried others, even built our own, but none of them compare to WordPress. So what is it about WordPress that makes us such enthusiastic fans? Well here are our top reasons.
WordPress is extremely easy to use
Unlike some content management systems, WordPress is amazingly easy to use. You don’t have to be a programmer or technical genius to use it. In fact, you don’t need any technical skills. That’s because WordPress uses a simple and logical interface. So you don’t have to focus on formatting or code. Instead just focus on the content you want to add.
Developers love WordPress
More than 20% of the World’s websites are powered by WordPress. There’s a reason for that. It’s because WordPress is fully supported by developers who love it. They love how easy it is to build sites with WordPress. They love how easy it is to add functionality to their sites via plug ins and add-ons. They love how easy it is to incorporate their designs into WordPress. Put simply, they just love WordPress.
WordPress has an awesome media manager
Adding images or other media such as pdf files is extremely easy with WordPress. That’s because WordPress features a media manager that is excellent. With the media manager you can easily upload files via drag and drop. You can even upload multiple files at once. Additionally, you can make adjustments to your images via the built editing tools with the media manager. So cropping, scaling or resizing images is easy with WordPress.
WordPress is open source
WordPress is open source and that’s an important distinction. As an open source solution, there are thousands upon thousands of developers who work collaboratively to develop tools and technologies for WordPress. Developers work together to adhere to best practices as well as share resources. So when you want to add functionality or new features to your site, odds are there’s an open source resource that can help turn your vision into a reality.
WordPress is free
Do we need to say much more? Where else can you get a piece of technology that is so powerful, so supported, yet it’s totally free.
WordPress is great for SEO
To start, WordPress automatically takes care of a great deal of the mechanics of SEO. WordPress makes your site crawlable by the search engines which is the first step in SEO. Additionally, there are great plug ins such as Yoast SEO and All In One SEO pack that give you amazing control over your SEO efforts.
WordPress is scalable
When you build your website, you want it to grow with you. That’s the beauty of WordPress. It is completely scaleable. With so many plug ins, add-ons and third party integrations, you can easily add new features and functionality. For example, let’s say you want to convert your site to an e-commerce solution? Not a problem. WordPress makes it easy with e-commerce plugins such as WooCommerce or WP eCommerce.
WordPress keeps getting better
With a WordPress site, you don’t have to worry about being left behind. WordPress is continually evolving. Updates occur regularly and new features are continually added. So as the world of website evolves, you can be at the forefront with the World’s best content management system.