Today, content is king so regularly updating your website will bring increased traffic. But on the other hand, updating your website should be simple.
Using a Content Management System (CMS) such as WordPress in to your website will allow you regular full access to update any aspect of your website easily. Using WordPress is simple, even for beginners.
Complicated tasks are simplified using WordPress, whether it be updating your blog, ecommerce products, team profiles on the about us page or adding new sections to your website. WordPress will handle it no problem.
What is WordPress?
WordPress is an open-source Content Management System. In simple terms, its a free system which makes editing your website just as simple as editing a Word document, without touching any code. While it has major advantages for developers and designers, even from my clients perspective, it’s extremely user-friendly, intuitive and easy to work with – even for beginners.
My Experience with WordPress
I will always try to use WordPress where possible due to the sheer functionality you can build into it. WordPress can be used to power blogs, magazines, showcase sites, eCommerce shops, directories, job boards, online communities and a lot more. I have been a huge fan of WordPress and have been developing on it for a number of years now.
I’m the most confident when using WordPress, and I can also advise my clients on customisations, coding, security and maintenance of their WordPress websites.
WordPress has grown to be the largest content management system in the World and by far the most popular open-source CMS platform on the market. It is used on millions of sites and seen by tens of millions of people every day. Many large organisations use WordPress including eBay, CNN, NASA, BBC. Coca-Cola, Sony and Yahoo.
Hugely flexible WordPress websites
WordPress websites can be endlessly customised and tailored to your requirements using the large range of plugins available. With over 31,000 free plugins in the WordPress repository alone, whats possible is just amazing. I also create custom plugins to extend functionality and make your website truly effective.
From Concept Design to Functional Website
As a creative developer, my project workflows are flexible. Some clients send me a completed design (PSD), others leave it to me to design their new sites from a written brief. I’ll build the WordPress website on my development server, and when we’re ready to launch it, I’ll migrate it to your server and make sure everything is ready.
Why I use WordPress
- SEO: The code is SEO-optimised and provides precise control of your SEO settings. Everything is accessible.
- Security: WordPress is secure out of the box, but I always lock down each site further with extra plugins and code to keep your site safe and secure.
- Customisable: WordPress has it’s own flavour of PHP code, with hooks, filters and api access to ensure everything is customisable to meet your requirements.
- Scalable: WordPress can handle anything from a simple one-page landing page, to a global network or community serving huge amounts of content. Whatever size your website, it’s important to know it can grow with your business.