The chances are, as you’ve been browsing the internet, you’ve often stumbled across a piece of text which reads “powered by WordPress”. If you don’t know what WordPress is, you’re probably wondering what it’s about and why half of the internet is powered by it. WordPress is a fully functional and customization package which gives internet entrepreneurs the tools and plugins they need to develop a website.
First of all, WordPress is so widely used because it allows webmasters to write blogs and publish them to the site flawlessly. Before WordPress, webmasters would need to spend weeks coding PHP to achieve the same effects. Now, WordPress makes the whole process streamline and error free. Apart from being able to write your own blog posts, you will be able to customize the look and feel of your blog from the front end. If you don’t possess the knowledge needed to code PHP and CSS, then don’t worry. There are currently over 10,000 WordPress themes available that you can use on your blog.
So, apart from looking great and being able to publish your own posts, what else you can you do? You could always check out the WordPress plugins on offer. These are additions to the software and give webmasters even more control over their website. From easily optimizing your website for SEO to displaying your most recent Tweets, you will be able to achieve anything
Part of WordPress’s success is because it’s so easy-to-use. Any beginner can learn how to use it. Within just a few minutes, you can install the software and publish your first blog post. For the more experienced coders and webmasters, you’ll be able to take full advantage of the open-source code. You will be able to customize the look and feel of the software in every aspect possible.
Purplefruit love wordpress, in fact if your reading this now, then your on our own WordPress website. Its just one of the many sites we have live on the internet. If you would like help with a current WordPress website or if you would like PurpleFruit to set you up with a new website please get in touch.