Things You Need To Know About WordPress

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With over 70% of the world’s population using the internet in 2022, the amount of people who are hosting websites is more than ever before. Almost every business has a website in the digitized world. The thought of creating your own website may seem overwhelming, WordPress is a content management system (CMS) that allows you to host and build websites. It contains plugin architecture and themes, so you can customize any website to fit your business, blog, portfolio, or online store. In this blog, let's look at the things you should know about WordPress, whether you want to get started as a developer or blogger, or are just curious about what WordPress can do.

WordPress - Popular Content Management System In The World

Perhaps the most common way to use WordPress is by building a blog. A blog is a great way to pull in new consumers or help existing ones. Most websites are powered by WordPress more than any other content management system (CMS - a piece of software that lets you easily write, edit, and publish content on the web) in the world. Blog helps in increasing brand awareness as well as online recognition.

WordPress - Websites Are Easy To Manage

WordPress websites are easy to manage, not only is being able to design the website from the bottom a very important aspect, but the ability to manage the content and layout of the website going forward is also crucial. It is easy to manage in terms of maintenance and from a client’s perspective of managing the content on the site. In addition, there is a huge community online and also premium support available from a variety of developers.

WordPress - Free & Open Source

WordPress is open source and totally free. There are thousands of free themes and plugins out there, all of which you can use and customize to your content and also be a few other elements to run a website, including hosting and ongoing maintenance of the website.  The WordPress source code is freely available for anyone (developer or blogger) to study, use, modify, and build upon.

WordPress - Offers More than 50,000 Free Plugins (1.48 Billion Plugin Downloads)

WordPress lets you extend what it can do through the use of plugins both free and paid plugins out there that can do virtually anything you might want to without the need to write code from scratch. There are over 50,000 free plugins in the official WordPress directory that don’t include all the premium plugins that can add even more functionality to your sites.

WordPress - Available in 68+ Languages

WordPress added the language switching feature for users on a WordPress site and it is fully translated into 68 plus languages, and it is partially translated into dozens more. There are a lot of popular WordPress plugins and themes are also available in different languages. WordPress can also be used as a multi-lingual platform with the help of plugins like WPML.

WordPress - Used By Governments All Over The World

WordPress powers thousands of government websites all over the world. The list includes US Federal and State government websites, counties, small towns, high schools, etc. The U.S. Department of State uses WordPress for their main website which is a fully-featured website with policy details, employment information, and information on travel to countries worldwide.

Make WordPress Your Own

WordPress is an incredibly versatile system from blogs to eCommerce it offers everything to its users. At Hepto Technologies, we create lots of websites for businesses of all sizes using WordPress. Not only did we create the WordPress Websites, but also, we hosted the WordPress websites, provided ongoing maintenance and installed the desired plugins and themes needed to perfect the WordPress website.