Throughout the years, WordPress has evolved from a simple blogging platform into a versatile content management system. Today, this open source software tool enables you to create anything between a simple blog and a fully functional website.
The popularity of WordPress has been constantly increasing, as it’s flexible, easy to use, and has many powerful features. Many leading companies, including Forbes, eBay, and The New York Times, have chosen WordPress to power their websites, making it the most used CMS worldwide.
WordPress powers 28% of all websites.
WordPress has been around some time. In Internet time it’s ancient. Older than Facebook.
Why is WordPress so successful? Partly it is easy to get started and easy to use. Partly there is an army of developers continually pushing WordPress and developing better and better components. One of the most popular and successful is WooCommerce, that powers millions of e-commerce sites selling a vast array of products and services. One of our prefered solutions and partners.
Most WordPress sites are well-managed and reported on. The majority track usage with Google Analytics. – Code embedded on the site to track users.
Increasingly WordPress is seen as safe and secure as security ramps up and better and better tools are deployed. One spam tools – Akismet blocks over 7 million spam messages ever hour.
Spam management is important and is one of the many components that make WordPress safe and secure. You are spoilt for choice from the over 50,000 Plug In components available for WordPress.
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Thanks to Josh for the heads up.