You are free to download, to install, use and modify it. You can use it to create any kind of website. It is also open-source which means the source code of the software is available for any one to study, modify and play with.
There are currently almost 3000 WordPress themes and almost 33000 WordPress plugins available for free.
To run a wordpress system, all you need is domain and hosting and of course the customization fee in case you want to have something just for you.
…has A very Strong Community
Due to the nature of an widely used open-source software, WordPress is supported by a large community. Anyone can contribute to the development of the platform and take benefit from it. Is it not the meaning of a flat world?
…is Easy to Use and Learn
WordPress is used by millions of people and almost every day new people are joining the WordPress community by having their first WordPress powered websites created. The reason why people quickly adapt to WordPress is because it is fairly easy to use. At Ecentura, we provide manual guide for every customer and after 2-4 hours of training, a non-tech user can manage their website’s content without problem.
…is Extendable by Using Themes and Plugins
Most people using WordPress are neither web designers nor programmers. As a matter of fact most folks start using WordPress without any prior knowledge of designing websites.
To make it easy to start, there are thousands of template to choose from, so you can give your site any look you want. There is practically the right theme for just about everything.
WordPress can be extended by using plugins, which are available in thousands. Regarding to your need, you can add any additional extra functionality that make your website really look like a lego city.
…is Search Engine Friendly
WordPress is written using standard compliance high quality code and produces semantic mark up which makes your site very attractive to search engines. It goes along with modern Search engine algorithm very well. This is very important for modern SEO given the recent updates of Google Search Engine.
…is Easy To Manage
WordPress comes with built-in updater that allows you to update your plugins and themes from within your WordPress admin dashboard.
…is Safe and Secure
WordPress is developed with security in mind, so it is considered quite safe and secure to run any website. Still worry of security issue? There are many security add-ons to enhance the standard setup. Customer should also keep in mind that most of the threats come from human error or mistakes like leaking of password or forgetting to log out etc.
…can Handle Different Media Types
Using WordPress you are not just limited to writing text. It comes with built-in support to handle images, audio, and video content. You can also use for document or file management.
WordPress supports oEmbed enabled websites which means you can embed YouTube videos, Instagram photos, Tweets, and Soundcloud audio by just pasting the URL in your post.
More about WordPress ‘s features here.