Isn't WordPress just a blogging platform?
In the early days of the Internet, WordPress was developed from the bones of another Blogging platform called b2/cafelog and therefore was used in many Blogging websites. WordPress has evolved through out the years into a versatile content management system (CMS). While you can still use WordPress to create a simple blog, now it also allows you to create fully functional websites and mobile applications.
The best part 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 approximately 25% of all websites on the internet today.
Due to it’s robust features, many of the top brands use WordPress to power their websites including but not limited to: Time Magazine, Google, Facebook, Sony, Disney, LinkedIn, The New York Times, CNN, eBay, and more.
Let’s take a look at why you should use WordPress.
WordPress is a free software, this means you are free to download, install, use and modify it. You can use it to create any kind of website. It is also open source which means the source code of the software is available for any one to study, modify and play with.
There are currently more than 2600 WordPress themes and over 31,000 plugins available for free or to purchase. You can download, install and use them on any website. The current version of WordPress is responsive and works on any Smart Device.
To run WordPress, all you need to do is register a domain name and host your WordPress website with a web hosting service.
At Evolving Media, we setup the hosting account, with your domain name, setup your e-mail account (Yes you have e-mail, either IMAP or POP3). Install WordPress and make sure that the software is running the latest version and the most recent plug-ins.
With the foundation in place, we give you the keys to the car. We make sure you have access to the Content Management Control Panel and the tutorials. You have everything at your fingertips to get started.
What is included:
$16.99 per month or $200 per year.
There are approximately 260 different types of Content Management software out there in the wild to manage your website. Here is just a few you may have heard of; Drupal, Joomla!, ExpressionEngine, TextPattern, Radiant CMS.
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