WordPress Website CMS – Guide For Beginners

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You may have heard about the WordPress website CMS platform with it’s humble beginnings as a blogging tool in the early days of blogging and then slowly evolving to what it is today.

WordPress has come a long way indeed
Over the years, the open source community has helped introduce loads of improvements to the platform is now one of the most popular CMS platforms favoured by website developers, web designers and business owners today here in Singapore.

Easy peasy to set up
The main draw is that WordPress makes it easy to set up and there are countless premium web design templates to choose from, making it a popular choice for many web designers and business owners. There are countless plug ins and most of them work straight out of the box, without little or almost no need for further configuration. In our opinion, it’s almost foolproof when it comes to even web newbies. WordPress also comes with regular updates, so you safely update both your system as well as plug ins without having to worry if the site might break down. So update whenever you feel like.

As such, there is tough competition in web agencies or even freelance web designers offering WordPress development so pricing can be at a very wide attractive range. However do be mindful when choosing your web designer or agency. Cheap isn’t always good. Do your research and choose someone credible to do the job. Else you might end up with a very run-of-the-mill looking website.

The WordPress website CMS, like all content management systems comes also naturally friendly with SEO (Search Engine Optimisation) and oh yes, there are lots of available plug-ins to help the website owner with other site optimisation methods.

Good choice for convenience
If you are looking for something that is relatively easy to set up from the get go, to maintain and yet offers the usual functionalities of other CMS systems, then WordPress might be the solution for you.