Why WordPress Is The Best Website Builder

Posted on September 18, 2012 by Nikhil P Naik

If you are reading this article, then chances are that you are pondering on whether you should use WordPress to build your website or not. WordPress has quickly won the hearts of many and is one of the widely used platforms to build websites. Initially, WordPress was mad with the intention of being used for blogging, but due to its design and simplicity, many opted to use it for web construction. If you are in doubt as regards to WordPress, then I suggest you read these reason that were carefully compiled by one of the writers from websling.com.

1. Widely accepted

The WordPress platform has gained popularity such that most website hosting companies have created a WordPress module for those that want to use WordPress to create their websites. Due to the rate at which WordPress’ popularity has grown, most well known web hosting companies have simply had no choice, but develop these modules.

2. Ease of use

WordPress has been singled out due to its simplicity of use. The platform is quite easy and quick to install. Most web hosting companies use an application called Fantastico Deluxe to setup WordPress for the website owner. A web owner can take about five minutes to set up WordPress make the raw site (without inputted images and text) appear from the desired web address.

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3. Great Security

You can expect some quality plugins to secure your WordPress Blog to a great extent.  It also removes the additional cost that you might incur in case you opt to hire a security expert to protect your website. Here is a useful post on – 10 Best Plugins to Secure Your WordPress Site from Hackers Today that will guide you regarding WordPress Security.

4. Easy Website Management

The beauty about WordPress is that it can be accessed from any computer. All you need is computer and an internet connection and then you are good to go. It is also possible to login to your WordPress dashboard using your Smartphone.

5. Superb Usability

The WordPress blog platform comes with various types of plugins. It’s up to you to buy or use free plugins to enhance your WordPress experience. From search engine optimization to social network plugins, WordPress has a wide variety to help tweak your website to your liking. Whether you want to add video or maybe the Facebook share function, WordPress has it all.

Also Read: How to Make a Website For Free Using Site Builders

6. Numerous Plugins and Widgets

You can find almost all kinds of plugin on the WordPress Site to tweak your website in any possible manner. You can add almost any feature that you can think of, just by using the plugins. In case you want to add a few more Add-ons in order to attact the visitors, there are the widgets which can come to your rescue.

7. Variety of Themes

With WordPress, you do not have to be a designer to create great appearances for your site. All you have to do simply install a theme that you like and you are good to go. Again, WordPress provides a wide variety of themes for its users. If you want to use unique themes for your website, then consider buying premium themes. They cost about $40 to $50 and have considerably low usage than the free themes.

8. Easy updating

The WordPress team is very keen on providing up-to-date services through its platform and its associated plugins. In that view, frequent updates aimed at improving usability are suggested to the user. These updates are summarised at the top of the screen and the acceptance by a click initiates the updating process.

The WordPress platform is a must have and is definitely worth the consideration. You do not have to be an IT guru or an internet wizard in order to build a website. Now that WordPress is here, the basics of using a computer and internet connection can get you a website up and running in no time. Undoubtedly WordPress is the best.

Author Bio: Tom writes for make-a-web-site.com for a long time. He is focusing on creating bunch of topics regarding wordpress.

About Nikhil P Naik

Nikhil Naik has a Master's Degree in Information Systems, and is currently working as a Software Engineer at Microsoft. He also loves playing cricket, listening to music, and traveling. Twitter Handle - @buzz_nikhil.


  1. Hi Nikhil!I like WordPress and I’m happy with it.Thanks for sharing!

  2. Thanks Nikhil for your great views. WordPress is not a blog posting platform it’s now became a great site creation platform. I fully agreed with you that, it’s very easy to use and you can easily update it. Not only that it support lot’s of great plug ins. Using these you can build a good website. Joomla is also good with feature but it is not user friendly. Thanks for share your views.

  3. I like WordPress..I’m glad you shared here the advantages of using it as a platform..Great and informative post..

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