If in the past, WordPress was known as a blogging tool but now, we can build a complete e-commerce website with WordPress platform even has become one of the best choices for online business owners. So why it is loved so much? Let’s find the reasons in this article:
1.WordPress is used by roughly 30% of total websites in the world
30% is just one third but if you think that we have a lot of e-commerce platforms available on the market now, 30% is actually astounding. More than one in every four websites that you encounter are using WordPress. If it is not a good platform, why so many people choose to use it. Let read the rest of the article, I will clarify more.
2. WordPress is easy to use
I’m not a tech-savvy and after I set up a website by WordPress, I found that it was so easy to get a basic site running and looking respectable. Of course, if you want to do something more complicated, you need to visit WordPress community or hire service but for most new site owners, going from zero to website in a few minutes is more than enough.
3. It is easy to make your own WordPress website unique
WordPress allows you to change the layout without coding. You can find thousands of free WordPress theme and other paid version from third-party. Because WordPress’s code is open source, hobby and professional developers are always finding ways to improve it. Let think about the theme like the interior decor of a brick-and-mortar store. Your theme will take care of your virtual color scheme, signage, and the details of your site layout. When you get bored of a layout, just change it without difficulties. Beyond unique themes, WordPress also comes with thousands of plugins that support multiple powerful features, make your site work exactly as you want.
4. WordPress is multilingual
You are not native English speakers? Yes, a lot of people are not using English as the mother-tongue and there is nothing make us worried, WordPress translation team has translated WordPress into 169 different languages. Many plugins also offer translated versions, and you can easily create a multilingual site using plugins like Polylang or We got.
5. WordPress is more affordable in comparison to other choices
WordPress is open source CMS and it is FREE but in fact, you need pay money for unavoidable fixed costs that are cheap WordPress hosting and a domain name. All in, it’s possible to run a basic WordPress site for as little as about $60 per year. In case you use premium plugins or themes from third-party, the cost will depend.
6. WordPress takes security seriously.
WordPress updates frequently and update task is quite simple and easy to make so you can keep your site’s software up to date, which is critical to keeping hackers and data thieves out of your site. Some WordPress software updates are automatic but you also can choose whether you want your plugins to update automatically or not. When update version is ready, there would be notified and if you want to update and then hit the update button.
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