WordPress used to be viewed mainly as a blogging platform. But it has grown into one of the most popular website publishing tools on the Internet. Tech Crunch recently reported that about one fifth of new domains in the U.S. are powered by WordPress. And it also may surprise you to learn that one of the most popular publishers in the world uses WordPress.
Here are 7 things you should know about WordPress:
Updating your site content is simpler than ever using WordPress. Using its dynamic page creation you can update your site easily without needing a large amount of storage
You can get a subdomain for free! Whenever you register with WordPress to get a free site, it is simple to name your free subdomain like this: www.yourname.wordpress.org.
If you have your own domain and hosting account, WordPress can be installed in minutes (WordPress calls it their ‘famous 5-minute install’). No coding skills necessary.
Are there minimum requirements? Yes, if you’re hosting your own website outside of WordPress, there are a few requirements to take into consideration. To obtain the appropriate support in the future, you will need to ensure that you have the correct MySQL and PHP versions on your server.
To help make your site look good, there is an considerable selection of templates, called “themes”, available on the internet. Some are free of charge, while others are not. Regardless, using these it is possible to easily and quickly tailor your site the way you like.
Managing your web site, posts, media, and all other materials in WordPress can be done easily through their easy to use dashboard. You can also manage several users!
WordPress encourages e-commerce. There is an abundance of plugins that have already been designed that allow you to accept payments, advertise, and more on your website. The straightforward plugin search keeps all of these options at your fingertips.