WordPress is the simplest, most popular CMS to create your own Website or blog. It is an open-source content management system, which means that anyone can use or modify the WordPress software for free. WordPress has been around since 2003, and has amassed a huge following.
Many years ago WordPress was primarily a tool to create a blog, rather than more traditional websites. Now, thanks to major changes to the codebase, as well as WordPress’s vast amount of plugins and themes, you can create just about anything with WordPress. Many business websites have been built on the WordPress platform and it has become one of the most popular ways to create an eCommerce solutions as well.
If you are a small company with a limited budget you can quickly set up a website with WordPress – but the truth is, even as robust as WordPress is, it’s still hard to create a website well, if it’s not your expertise. There is still a learning curve for things like alt tags, meta tags, og tags, keywords, content optimization and other factors that help give your website good SEO. Not to mention user experience, accessibility and data privacy law compliance. There is still tremendous value in using a website development agency even if you decide to go with a CMS like WordPress. The experience and wealth of knowledge go beyond what are the best and most secure plugins to use – they will help to make your WordPress site the best possible investment in your business.