Why is WordPress free and the right choice for you | Kristiyan Katsarov

Why is WordPress free and the right choice for you

By Kristiyan Katsarov
Kristiyan Katsarov
Published on October 14, 2019

One of the most popular Content Management Systems in the world - WordPress is the prefered choice for many many bloggers, e-commerce websites, fashion websites and many more.

It is the most popular and most used free CMS in the world. According to the stats for the market share, WordPress has more than 60%. This means that the WordPress is the choice for more than 30% of total website in the world.

This makes it to be quite popular, well-supported and frequently updated. Keeping its code fresh and up-to date with most requirements, makes it SEO friendly, easy to work - with plenty of free and paid plugins available, that can extend the basic functionality of the CMS.

WordPress was built with idea of elegant and well-architectured publishing system. Its development has started in the early 2001, which makes it one of the oldest players in the game.

WordPress contributors, authors, and supporters, maintain the system quite well. Keeping it modern, easy to use and with great security level. Protecting it from malicious attacks, and keeping the settings to a minimum, so anybody can create a wonderful website with just a few clicks.
Whether you are looking for personal blog, a company website, forum or even an e-commerce website for your online shop, WordPress can offer you all of this.

With its large community, you can find solution to many requirements. With professionally built plugins that extend its features to help you built a perfect, personalized and optimized website, you can freely create any content you wish.
You would think that a CMS that offers so much to its customers would be really expensive, but the things is - WordPress is actually free. You can install it on as many websites as you wish, and as long as you know how to install it (which is pretty easy especially since most hosting providers offer quick installation) with just a few clicks you can have a ready to use website in minutes.

You can build a website in minutes with original and premium design, for less than $100 from the famous WordPress theme markets.

You can find thousands and thousands of free really useful plugins, and many popular paid ones, that offer great functionality and can fit into many different requirements.

You can also find quite a large community of developers that can build you a custom plugin for a decent price.

WordPress started long time ago, and yet it is free. The CMS is well-known, a CMS that large part of the web is using and recommending. If you are looking for an amazing and easy way to create professional website, consider WordPress.

To sum up, I would like to give you top 3 points why WordPress is the perfect choice when creating a website:

  • The market is huge. There are literally thousands of themes and plugins which provide the design or functionality which you need.
  • It is easy to extend. The API and the Codex are really well documented, which allows you to create your functionality pretty easy when you have the sufficient programming knowledge.
  • It is free. WordPress is free and the maintenance level is pretty high for such free software. The community is huge and updates are rolled out on a regular basis.