Day: November 28, 2018

The Reasons to Use WordPress

The Information Superhighway – The name that some of you might be familiar with. Since the early 90’s, the World Wide Web has grown up a lot, be it from education to business purposes, it has become part of our daily lives.  While commercial viable solutions would still be relying on expensive webhosting back in the 90s. At the same time, web communities have also become larger. Back then, free services had a lot of limitations, most early forms of content sharing were done in the guise of BBS, emails or Web forum. During that time, many users also started their own internet diary and content sharing via the internet. The term “blog” was coined by Jorn Barger from the word “weblog”; in a simpler explanation, it is an internet diary.

Fast forward to present day, web content is running at its full force. While some classic methods of content sharing is still available, things got more streamlined and centralized.  Be it a blog or a corporate website, content management has become a huge deal.  In order to get the right targeted crowd to the website, the contents are needed to be managed by a system. In order for amateur users to build their own website or blog, they would normally go to online website builder instead.  According to recent statistics from builtwith.com and W3.org, three most popular website building platforms in 2017 are:

WordPress (50.07%)

Drupal (17.07%)

Joomla (6.44%)

As you can see from the graph, WordPress holds the largest CMS market share and currently accounts for over a quarter of all websites. As a result, many users might have already familiar with the WordPress CMS, thus extensive trainings are not needed to build a new website. To prove to you this point, this website is actually made with … Read the rest