WordPress is the best known platform to build and manage websites and small online businesses. It is simple and at the same time, powerful. Here are the facts:
WordPress has been continuously developed by a worldwide community of developers, who carry the open source spirit. It means that it is getting better and better and you won’t have to pay for it. More than that, not only WordPress itself is free but many of its themes and plugins as well.
You can have a nice URL
You can choose your own custom domain name: www.yourdomain.com instead of www.yourdomain.blogspot.com.
The plugins are amazing
Plugins are a real plus for WordPress. By make use of plugins, you can customize performance of blog accordingly to your needs. WordPress has plugins for SEO, anti-spam tools, contact forms etc.
Themes are high customizable
Themes decide the look and feel of the website and also its structure navigation. There are lots and lots of themes available for WordPress, and you can play with CSS files to get their own designs according to what you wish.
Has an (very) easy to use CMS
One of the most important feature of WordPress is its ease to use fully functioning content management system. Anyone that can use Microsoft Word will easily become an expert while playing with its inbuilt dashboard.
Search Engines love it
Straight out of the box, WordPress comes ready to embrace search engines. Its features and functions are made to guide a search engine through the posts, pages, and categories to help the search engine like Google, Yahoo and Bing crawl your site and gather all the information it needs to index your website on their databases.