WordPress is one of the powerful tools we at Advanced Media Solutions use to create our clients websites. It is important for you to know why we use it and why it’s a great choice for your site to be powered by and more importantly what it allows you to do with your site.
WordPress started in 2003 with a single bit of code to enhance the typography and allowed writers to format their writings for the web without knowing any coding, such as creating headers or bolding font. Today those writers are known as bloggers and WordPress is the most popular blogging platform, but it has grown far beyond a tool just for bloggers. WordPress now powers more then 74.6 Millon websites from simple blogs, to large E-commerce stores, to huge Business sites.
What is WordPress used for?
WordPress is used as a Content Management System, or CMS, which is a digital tool that provides a user interface enabling anyone and everyone to build a site. Through WordPress people with no coding knowledge are able to piece together a site through it’s user interface like a puzzle. WordPress became even more powerful by being completely customizable allowing professionals, like ourselves, to build dynamic, unique, and powerful sites that can be continue to be managed after launch by anyone, programmer or not.
Why We use WordPress?
There is a reason why 22% of all websites are built with WordPress, and why some of the biggest names use WordPress. For staters as we stated above WordPress is simple enough for amateur with no experience but completely customizable for professional. Allowing it to be a great tool to build sites in and then pass them to our clients while allowing them to update or add text, image, pages, and links to the website. Unlike some other content managment systems, that you have to pay monthly to use, WordPress is Completely Free for personal or commercial use, this makes the scary cost of building a site less scary.