Awesome Tips you Didn’t Know About WordPress [Infographic]
The Staggering Growth of a Simple Blogging Platform
Initially designed as a simple blogging platform, WordPress has evolved into a whole lot more, offering many features and benefits to millions of users all over the globe.
As an open source software, WordPress allows you to create unique, fully functioning websites with ease. It is also robust enough to power all your digital marketing efforts.
The system is so popular for website building that it is used by more than a third of the entire internet and is the software behind 50% of the internet’s most popular sites including.
WordPress is available in over 72 languages and is 10 times more popular than Joomla, and 89 times more popular than Drupal. (Both rival content management system)
Why so Popular Though?
There are many reasons for this immense popularity.
Fundamentally, is its ease of use and tremendous versatility. WordPress was one of the first ever platforms that brought together the technical side of web building (html css) and made it so anyone can understand it.
One of the best features of WordPress is that it has thousands of themes and plugins available to download onto your site.
This is very powerful when you want to track or do very specific with your digital marketing efforts. Have a program that only your industry uses and needs connecting to your website? More than likely there is a WordPress plugin for it. Saving you $1000s in developer costs.
It is even possible to host a successful ecommerce store on WordPress with the help of the WooCommerce plugin.
WordPress is a big part of many people’s lives.
So much so that there are even many WordCamps, official WordPress events, organised multiple times a year all over the globe.
The organisers are unpaid volunteers, and the camps offer a chance for people to come together for fruitful discussions, workshops and whole lot more.
WordPress even has its own unofficial dance called the WordPress Wiggle and an unofficial mascot named Wapuu!
Check out this awesome infographic by the team at Website Builder.
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