Most of the business owners are turning to WordPress for their Content Management issues. This article focuses on the main effects of this general preference. It describes briefly how the preference towards WordPress has affected the people.
WordPress has earned a big name for itself in the industry over the last few years. People have found it to be the simplest yet effective tool to get through their online presence without any hassles. WordPress has become so popular owing to a number of reasons that has contributed to its popularity.
It is an evident fact that a majority of business websites globally are powered by WordPress. Not only do business owners find it convenient to handle a website with WordPress, but it is also established that one can get a good page rank also easily.
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The main effects of using WordPress
Personal Domain Name
WordPress is reputed as a blogging platform for a self-hosted blog. The word self-hosting implies that a user can choose any hosting provider and install a software WordPress.org on it. This enables users to pick a personal name without having to pick a sub domain name. This way you can get a website with a clean URL with your personal domain name. That means your URL would be Yourpersonalname.com instead of Yourpersonalname.mainhost.com .
Plugins are the most central elements of a WordPress site. WordPress employs a lot of Plugins in order to create the best user interface. There are thousands of plug INS available that enhance the performance of a blog.
Themes are the underlying foundation of impressions for your blog. How your website will look like depends on the kind of theme you pick for it. So, whether you want a funky or a squeaky clean website is completely your choice. WordPress is known to offer many customization options for your website theme, so you can incorporate them to create a site that you always wanted. You can decide upon the navigation techniques and other aspects by using these themes.
Rise in the Developer Community
The imminent demand for WordPress has resulted in a positive growth in the developer community of WordPress. More and more people are turning to take it up as a profession because it is yielding good money and good career opportunity. The many ways people are monetizing WordPress Website Development are:
- Selling it as a service
- Providing WordPress Plug in development services
- Creating Downloadable WordPress themes
- Providing WordPress support services.
With a sound knowledge of the CSS files, one can come up with a rainbow of WordPress designs. Most entrepreneurs hire professional WordPress designers for custom setting of WordPress, however, some of the keen learners are trying their hands on this by themselves because it is such an easy and viable option.
Popularity of the Open Source Movement
The Open Source movement has rendered advancements like these possible and available to the common people. Earlier days, when the internet itself was in its green and salad days, any one would have laughed at the idea of getting a tool as powerful as a Content Management System absolutely free of any cost.
However, owing to the Open Source movement, this is now possible. The open source movement began to make it possible for common people to avail the best in technology at the right prices. With WordPress, more and more people are turning to Open Source.
More Internet Savvy Business Owners
I remember a time, when an entrepreneur would do nothing but focus on his own product (did I give up my age?). Today, however, the tables have turned. Because everything is so simple, many entrepreneurs are trying to deal with the technology themselves.
WordPress is so simple that one does not require any coding knowledge in order to control the site. Everything is command and instructions based so people can simply follow the instructions and get the desired results.
Written by Jack Sutton. Edited by Aritra Roy.