There are so many software options you can choose to build your website with, if you’re not a pro coder. Just trust me, you should use WordPress.
Okay, maybe you don’t hold that much trust in me yet – that’s fine, I get it! But here are the top reasons why you should use WordPress:
It’s Free, But Not “Cheap”
WordPress is an absolutely free software to use. You can download, install, use and modify it for free. When I say it’s not ‘cheap,’ I mean it’s not the kind of free software that will flood you with ads or limitations.
It’s Easy to Customize
Speaking of no limitations, there really are no limitations to what you can do with WordPress. There are thousands of Themes and Plug-Ins for WordPress, letting you do just about anything without having to type a lick of code.
Themes are essentially the look and feel of your website. You can find a ton of free themes on WordPress.org, and Envato Themes has a ton of free and paid themes you can use as well.
Plug-Ins add additional functionality to your blog or website.
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Search Engine Optimization (SEO) is going to become with a key piece of growing your website. The entire WordPress software is built with SEO in mind, making it easier than ever to have an SEO friendly website.
There are tons of SEO optimization plug-ins that you can add-on as well, to get an extra boost of help in this area!
It’s Easy to Manage
The WordPress software is updated often, and so are Themes and Plug-Ins. WordPress makes it very simple to update everything when updates are available, by literally the click of a button.
People have been working with, and on, WordPress software for years. It’s built with security in mind and is considered to be a very safe and secure platform.
Make sure to perform updates when they become available, as they are regularly looking for security flaws and patching them in updates.
WordPress is not just for bloggers. 39% of all websites across the web are powered by WordPress. Ranging from blogs, to corporate websites, to e-commerce stores.
You can learn more about WordPress on their website, if you’re still not convinced. See my post Start a Blog in 2021: Complete Step-by-Step Guide for full details on how to get started with WordPress.