WordPress is the best content management system in the world

Or in other words the best software platform from which to power your website. Million of websites are using WordPress as we speak, take a look at the official WordPress stats for the very latest facts and figures. We build all our websites using WordPress and the very latest themes and plugins, basically the design and features of your site.

Why do we use WordPress? Because it gives us the flexibility to add and remove features at will therefore allowing us to focus on the most important thing when building a website, CONTENT. It also allows the user (You) to have complete control over updating your content and keeping your site up to date, no more excuses about access or having to wait for your Web Developer to respond, everything you need is right there on your screen.

The best way to find out more and to start to understand how easy it is to get the right type of website for your business is to get in touch for some informal help and advice. In the meantime we have listed some common questions below and added the source where relevant, feel free to contact us at any time if you have any more questions.

Some common questions

WordPress is open source web software that you can install on your web server to power your website, blog, community or network. WordPress started out life as a tool for blogging, but it has evolved into a fully-fledged Content Management System (CMS), capable of powering websites, networks and communities. Source.

One of the principle advantages of WordPress is that you are in control. Unlike services such as Blogger and LiveJournal, we host WordPress on our own server. Installation is very simple, as is the configuration. (We take care of this for you) Unlike other software programs, there are not a million files or templates to edit just to get your site set up and looking the way you want. Also, pages in WordPress are generated on the fly whenever a page is requested, so you do not have multiple archive pages clogging up your web space. Waiting for pages to rebuild is a thing of the past because template changes are made in seconds.

WordPress is built following W3C standards for XHTML and CSS, ensuring that your site is more easily rendered across standards-compliant browsers. Other browsers are also supported. Aggregator support is built-in with a number of standard RSS configurations already done for you. Following standards makes your WordPress site easier to manage, increases its longevity for future Internet technology adoption, and helps to give your site the widest audience possible. Source.

Yes, very easily. Great content is key to giving users and search engines a reason to come back to your site, WordPress makes it easy for you to add images, documents, text, video… And we provide full training and support if you get a little bit stuck along the way.

WordPress has a huge list of features, and as it is constantly evolving and growing. Check out the up-to-date list here.

More than likely yes, we often work with people that have had a WordPress site built but need to learn a little bit more about how to get the most from it. We can review your existing site, suggest improvements and provide training and support.

WordPress has a glossary where you can find definitions of many of the key phrases.

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