What is WordPress?
Initially developed as a blogging platform back in 2003, WordPress has grown enormously and now powers over one-third of all websites on the internet. WordPress is a Content Management System (CMS), allowing users to easily manage website content and publish new posts and pages effortlessly, without the need for any coding knowledge.
WordPress is often an excellent solution for many businesses due to its ease of use and wealth of support in terms of the release of new features, security patches, and bug fixes. Used by huge companies such as Disney, Mercedes-Benz, and Sony, WordPress is the perfect choice to scale alongside your business due to its modular approach.
Is WordPress right for me?
If you’re looking for a way to easily manage your website, WordPress is usually a good choice. WordPress is an excellent choice for businesses of all sizes; it’s a free open-source platform that is based on a very solid and adaptable framework. Frequently updated by thousands of developers, WordPress also provides a huge library of thousands of pre-build plugins to choose from to extend the functionality of your website easily – whilst also saving time, resources, and money.
How much does WordPress cost?
Nothing! WordPress is a free, open-source platform. There’s no upfront cost to use the software and you’re not tied into any subscriptions. In terms of development costs, this widely varies on what you want to achieve with your website. Fortunately, there’s a massive library of free and premium WordPress add-ons, known as plugins, which are easy to install and extend the functionality of your website in a cost-effective manner. Take a look at our website cost calculator to get a free estimate on how much your WordPress project will cost.
What websites can WordPress be used for?
There’s a reason WordPress is the popular CMS in the World. From a small blog to an eCommerce store containing thousands of products, WordPress is an excellent choice. Our team of developers has a wealth of experience with many different WordPress builds, including:
- Business / Brochure Websites
- Personal Websites & Blogs
- eCommerce Stores
- Forums / Discussion Boards
- Membership & Subscription Websites
Want to sell your products or services online?
Take a look at our WooCommerce web design service for a fully integrated eCommerce website.