What is WordPress?
WordPress is the base, simplest, most popular way to develop website or blog. In fact, WordPress contributed more then 30% of all the websites on the Internet all over the globe. Yes – more than one in four websites that you visit are likely developed and managed by WordPress.
On a slightly more technical side, WordPress is an open-source CMS (content management system) licensed under GPLv2, which means that anyone can use or modify the WordPress platform for free without any prior permission. A content management system is basically a tool that makes it easy to manage important aspects of your website – like content – without needing to know anything about technical coding. That will help end user to manage the website by them self, once it is deployed on live server.
WordPress began as a small, blogging-focused platform. This means it has a lot of features that lend themselves to blogs, and it’s perhaps the best solution you can find for that type of blog site. There is quick and easy editor for creating and edit posts, robust comments functionality with various control, and much more.
However, WordPress platform is no longer just for blogs. Moreover we can use it to create just any kind of website we can imagine. Few of its examples are
It allows you to showcase your achievements and skills, or display your work and past projects. It supports, Images, content, Review, Social sharing and many more to make it more interactive.
If you’re running a store online (or planning to), there are lots of WordPress tools to make the job simple. WooCommerce is well know plugin to support and make your wordpress site to sale your product and services effectively online. Moreoever it also support multiple payment and shipping gateways. Availability of various coupon module will add extra flavour.
If you want to create an affiliate marketing platform, the WordPress offers lots of dedicated solutions. WordPress also offers multisite structure using single admin panel only. Lots other related predesigned plugins are available to reduce your development time and efforts.
We can easily create community sites, club, organization sites, forums, fan sites, knowledge bases, wikis, or any other place for like-minded people to gather online. WordPress is already providing such advance module to support this kind of solution.
Whether your business is large or small, you can share your business information, provide contact details, incorporate your branding, and build a strong online presence. Business affiliation, Social Sharing, link building, third party tools integration will gives extra wings to your business.