5 Reasons to Develop in WordPress
If you run a blog or a business, you need a website. There are so many options these days for developing your website that it can be hard to decide where to turn. WordPress is one of the most popular choices, and almost 40% of all websites on the internet run on WordPress. There are good reasons why WordPress is so popular! Here are 5 reasons why you should develop in WordPress.
1. WordPress is secure
Because WordPress is so popular, there are a lot of hackers trying to break into WordPress-run websites. But because there are so many would-be hackers, there is also plenty of security on WordPress. Plugins come with built-in security support, and you can add specialized support as well.
Do keep in mind that most hackers succeed not by coding, but by getting information directly from employees (often by impersonating authority), and by guessing obvious passwords. Make sure you and any employees you have are vigilant about potential scammers!
2. WordPress is highly flexible
Maybe you want to start a blog and are thinking of adding an online shop later. That’s ok! With WordPress, all you have to do is install a new plugin, make a couple of clicks, and then you have a shop connected to your blog. There is no need for an external website.
3. wordpress supports many media types
Anything you can think of, from MP4 to FLAC files. WordPress supports just about any images, audio, documents, or videos. Just don’t try to store your old vinyl records and 8 tracks on your WordPress site!
4. WordPress is free
It is free as in anyone can contribute (like Wikipedia), and free as in free samples at the supermarket. Don’t pay for something if you don’t have to-and don’t pay for anything you can’t contribute to yourself!
5. WordPress has tons of support
Because WordPress is so popular, there are tons of resources to turn to to help you with it. If you have a problem, chances are someone else has had that problem too and has posted about it online. And there is plenty of local support as well, more than for other systems. If you live in Boston, for example, it is easier to find a Boston WordPress developer than it is to find a Boston Drupal developer. There will be many Boston WordPress developers to choose from.
There are many reasons to develop in WordPress
It was hard to narrow it down to just five, but these are some of the most important. WordPress is secure, highly flexible, supports many media types, is free, and has tons of support.