WordPress Website Development – The Rock Star Content Management System
It is reported that as of February 2016, WordPress is used by 59.1% of all the websites whose content management systems are tracked. This is an impressive 25.8% of all websites. The figures depict the popularity that WordPress website development has gained across the years since it was launched in 2003, at that time more as a blogging system. It is a free, open-source, content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL, which has a web template system that allows users to quickly set up a website of their choice. Apart from the fact that it is free, beginner friendly, easy to download, install and configure, WordPress also is suitable for small as well as big websites. It is also ‘responsive’ to boot, so you can rest assured that they will render beautifully on the mobile devices as well. What’s more, with so many people using it, WordPress website development has huge support through developer networks and other resources and support forums.
WordPress contains features like usage of themes that allow users to change the look and functionality of a WordPress website, plug-ins that allow users to extend the features and functionality of their websites or blogs, limited option set support for native mobile applications for WebOS, Android, iOS, Windows Phone and BlackBerry. WordPress also comes with features like integrated link management, multiple category assignment to articles and support for tagging of posts and articles. Automatic filters are also included, providing standardized formatting and styling of text. WordPress also supports the Trackback and Pingback standards that allow for communication between websites for displaying links. It also provides multi user and multi blogging capabilities that allow users to use a single dashboard to control and moderate all this from one place.
Every WordPress website requires users to choose at least one theme for the website and these themes should be designed using structured PHP, HTML and Cascading Style Sheets (CSS). WordPress is therefore linked to the traditional PHP website development as well. However, if you choose to, you can go for the easier option and couple WordPress website development with the usage of Genesis Framework which is one of the best theme frameworks around. Most WordPress users would happily tell you that going in for a WordPress Website Development using the Genesis Framework provides you the most flexible content management options along with ensuring that your website is also scalable.
With so many intertwined options like PHP website development, Genesis Framework and WordPress website development, it is but natural that a novice who wants to set up a website would be left scratching the head wondering which way to go. This is where we, at Kleverk, can step in and lend you a helping hand. If you are looking for that professional website that impresses your customers from the word go, rest assured and leave it to us at Kleverk. With a delighted set of customers spanning across continents, you don’t have to look much further to get your website design and development going.