If you want statistics to help you figure out just how ubiquitous WordPress is go here and the stats tell us there are over 50M sites running on WordPress worldwide, including media giants like Techcrunch, CNN and the NFL.
Others using the WordPress blogging CMS platform include the New York Observer, the Wall Street Journal’s AllThingsD, the MLB blogs, Lollapalooza and Jay-Z’s Life+Times lifestyle blog. For a few more examples browse along to the WordPress Showcase site.
The WordPress CMS is free Open Source software with the support of thousands of programmers worldwide. Yes, free and it rocks too! The number of free and commercial themes, plugins and frameworks available to WordPress starts with around 14,000 free plugins and 1,300 free themes on the WordPress.org official community repository alone.
The software is infinitely customizable with thousands of free (and paid) plugins and themes and you don’t even need to get your hands dirty with any HTML coding. The software enables you to edit your website from any browser from anywhere in the world. No need to fire up your Dreamweaver web design software anymore.
We find WordPress to be infinitely easier to grasp compared to other content management systems we’ve tried, such as Drupal, Mambo and Joomla , the support network for WordPress dwarves any of those platforms by a mile too.
Some keywords that keep cropping up when anyones talks about WordPress: Ease of Use, Solid SEO, Intuitive, Reliable, Vastly Extensible, Flexible, Secure, Adaptable, Powerful Social Media Tool and Widespread Support.
If you are interested in how we can make WordPress work for you, your band, store or SME, don’t hesitate to contact us for help using WordPress and we’ll talk you through the options.