Do you want to build a website? Well, for whatever purpose you might want to build it for, I suggest that you consider using WordPress. But Why you ask? Well, that is the purpose of the article. Below I will outline some reasons you should use WordPress to power your next site.
WordPress is the easiest CMS to use. You can use it for any type of site, whether it is your usual minisite, a portfolio site, a magazine style site, or whatever else you want to make. Once it is set up, even if you have no html knowledge at all, you can write new posts and add new pages using a simple text editor.
WordPress can be learnt and mastered in a relatively short span of time, compared to other cmses which are much more difficult to learn. Also, WordPress has an excellent support community, always willing to look over your problems and help you find solutions to them.
Since WordPress is a blogging platform, if you use it build your site, incase you need to integrate a blog, you wont need to worry at all, since technically the blog is already present!
WordPress is probably the only content management system out there with such a vast array of themes, both free and paid. Another thing about these themes, a lot of them, including the free ones, tends to be top notch. Not to mention that there are themes for specific kind of sites like portfolio sites etc.
Installing WordPress is a breeze. All it takes is one-click. Seriously, since most hosts do offer a one click installation of WordPress. Also, WordPress is the probably the best content management system in terms of search engine optimization. Search engines are known to love sites powered by WordPress.
And the last, but definitely not the least reason to use WordPress to power your next site is Plugins. WordPress Plugins. There are about millions of them available, and they all can help you in some way or the other. With Plugins, customizing your site will be a breeze.