WordPress is an open source software which people often make the mistake of classifying as just a blogging platform. However, it has evolved through out the years into a versatile content management system (CMS).
The best about WordPress is that it’s easy to use and flexible enough for just about anything. That’s the main reason why WordPress has grown so much in popularity. According to a recent survey, WordPress powers 27% of all websites on the internet.
WordPress is written using standard compliance high quality code and produces semantic mark up which makes your site very attractive to search engines. It is also developed with security in mind, so it is considered quite safe and secure to run any website. However, just like the real world, the internet can be an uncertain place.
This great CMS comes with a built-in updater that allows you to update your plugins from within your WordPress admin dashboard. It also notifies you when a new version of WordPress is available, so you can update it by just clicking a button.
When using WordPress you are not just limited to writing text. It comes with built-in support to handle images, audio, and video content. It supports oEmbed enabled websites which means you can embed YouTube videos, Instagram photos, Tweets, and Soundcloud audio by just pasting the URL in your post. You can even allow your visitors to embed videos in comments.
WordPress can be used in many different ways. It is open to possibilities. The Right Aid’s wesite is not a blog, it is more of a business website, and we are running it on WordPress.