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Wordpress is an open-source publishing platform popular with bloggers, and a content management system, known for its simplicity and modifiability. Websites may host their own blogging communities, controlling and moderating content from a single dashboard.https://dudodiprj2sv7.cloudfront.net/product-logos/3s/tM/BG448UBIK1SQ.PNGEasy to use, excellent documentation. Simply the best!My work as a website developer has been greatly simplified with Wordpress. I use it especially for web pages that are especially informative, static information or little changed. It is wonderful to have innumerable templates that look totally professional and adaptable to any device. It has a large number of plugins that increase functionality and adapt to any subject. Simply essential for any web programmer.,The strongest point of Wordpress is to develop professional sites in a short time, without the need to know complicated programming languages. It also has an extensive free documentation available on the web and has the largest community of users worldwide. The control panel is large and intuitive to manage new pages, menus or any detail of the web. The integration with mobile devices is total, it can be visualized perfectly in any type of device, it is something totally fundamental and mandatory in these times.,You have to be careful when installing templates that are cracked, most likely leaving a security hole in your website that allows hackers to send spam and damage your website. The issue of Wordpress security has always been a problem. It is the main target of attack by hackers, so you have to be aware almost daily updates to be protected. The website may be slower than one that is developed without CMS.,10,From the point of view of the investment, this software has had a totally positive impact on my business since it is a free software and the initial investment is minimal, there will only be operating expenses for hosting and domain. The benefits obtained are many, especially in SEO positioning. Fully recommended, low initial investment and with proper marketing you can get great profits. The cost of the initial investment may be higher if you opt for the purchase of a premium template. This I would recommend for web a little more complex and need a very professional look. In my case as a developer it is an investment since the final product can be sold in a much larger amount and thus gives me a greater profit margin.,Drupal and Joomla!,Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator CC, Google Drive,Developer,10-100 pagesWordPress the best content manager of the moment!Currently my WordPress is used by a marketing department that is responsible for designing our website and promotions, in addition to managing our content, customers and sales, all this with the incredible WordPress tool, We usually address the problems of content management, advertising, website design and email lists. In the past, before having my company and website, we had tried several content managers, but none like WordPress. WordPress is also very easy to manage once you get familiar with the platform, it offers you an infinity of plugins that facilitate the management of the website and gives you exact information about everything that happens on the page.,It offers detailed information about the traffic your website receives, even from where your visitors click! Ease to modify the themes and customize them to taste. Integration with many platforms such as WooCommerce. Management of practical and simple content.,Improve issues by defects, some are good but need good updates. Appearance editor of the limited web page, so that to edit the web pages to your own liking must be done by code. You could improve the integration with commercial tools like Shopify.,9,Increase of the return of investment of 250%. Conversion rate from 20% to 45%. Content readings have increased by 25%. We have increased the efficiency by 100%.,Blogger,SendinBlue, Shopify, Skype,Developer,100-1,000 pages,7,10,Sales Customer service Content management,Create innovative post to get leads. Generate sales with chatbots. Generate interaction with social publications.,We will continue using it to increase sales. Develop innovative campaigns. Develop a more effective client portfolio.,10,Yes,Price Product Features Product Usability Product Reputation Third-party Reviews,I recommend wordpress, because it is a simple service to manage, with a great integration with other platforms and with an excellent page design!Best CMS PlatformWordPress is used by my business to establish a web presence and publish content easily and affordably,Wordpress is fast Wordpress is easy to use and setup Wordpress is cost-effective,Security,10,My business’ Wordpress site is our number one source of new clients,Wix,Clio, Google Analytics,Developer,10-100 pagesBest CMS platform providing a number of features without any knowledge of codingIt is used by the department to maintain blogs. To make a different type of websites which are describing small and larger business of people. With the help of WordPress number of online stores, websites are being made every day to provide best and stylish experience to the users of the website.,Wordpress is an open source CMS system that provides plethoras of free features. There are varieties of plugins by installing them. We can add new functionalities to the website without any knowledge of coding. Wordpress is the best platform for customization of websites and millions of free themes are there.,The security of WordPress websites is not up to the mark. This should be improved so that we can overcome the threats and attacks on the websites. Premium version of plugins is more costly. Plugins are making websites slow.,8,Well income from making websites Income by adding new functionalities in existing websites Pro version of plugins are very costly,,Azure SQL Database, Yoast Wordpress SEO Plugins, Amazon API Gateway,Developer,1-10 pagesWordpress is good for quick and dirty projectsWordPress is being used by various clients for website capabilities. We specifically recommend WordPress for those teams who lack advanced technical proficiency when it comes to content publishing platforms. For the more advanced user, other platforms like Drupal are better.,Easy-to-use Customizable with plugins,Very buggy, especially with more plugins Small updates can break the entire site,6,WordPress works great when it does. When it doesn't, it can be a nightmare for those who aren't technically proficient.,Content Author / Administrator,10-100 pages
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November 08, 2018

WordPress Review: "Easy to use, excellent documentation. Simply the best!"

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Wordpress is a CMS that adapts to everything. You can create complex and beautiful websites on any topic or for any purpose. If you have programming knowledge, you can increase your capabilities even more, creating custom plugins with the functions you need specifically. I would not recommend it for small sites with static information as it is usually a bit heavy.
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November 06, 2018

Review: "WordPress the best content manager of the moment!"

Score 9 out of 10
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Suitable: Perfect for designing beautiful pages, content management, perfect for social marketing, perfect for bloggers.
Less appropriate: e-commerce stores.
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August 03, 2018

WordPress Review: "Best CMS Platform"

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Wordpress is well-suited for any small to mid-size business
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May 28, 2018

WordPress Review: "Best CMS platform providing a number of features without any knowledge of coding"

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WordPress provides tons of free features by installing different plugins and we can add every functionality to the website without any knowledge of coding.
If you are looking for a secure website then WordPress is not providing it by default. However, there is a limit of login attempts to overcome invalid logins
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May 24, 2018

Review: "Wordpress is good for quick and dirty projects"

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WordPress is best for teams wishing to get off the ground ASAP. It is ready to go and very easy to set up. However, for more advanced capabilities and customization, WordPress may have some weaknesses. Plugins can also get complex, especially when constant updating is required.
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January 18, 2018

WordPress Review: "Come for the Price, Stay for the Community"

Score 8 out of 10
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WordPress is well suited to most conventional or eCommerce websites. There are features to use the built in database for data driven sections of websites, like a store finder. The flexibility of WordPress can help make it a good choice for almost any website type, but if someone is looking for a very simple one or two page website that will not change much, WordPress may be overkill.
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May 10, 2018

WordPress Review: "The safest content manager on the market."

Score 6 out of 10
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I recently developed a website for a client with this CMS. and it was quite useful until today the client makes use of this content manager to upload new content every week to his web page.
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January 24, 2018

WordPress Review: "Great for blog management"

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Wordpress is perfect for the blog functionality of a website. The post feature is fantastic - this is my primary use. It is great for a content team who can review content before it is published, schedule postings etc. The Yoast SEO optimisation plugin is also fantastic to help with your keyword language.

I have also used Wordpress to build websites from scratch - it is perfect for Small Businesses who may not have a large budget or experience in web design. The plug-ins require plenty of flexibility and functionality and there is plenty of support in the user forums.
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January 16, 2018

WordPress Review: "Gotta love open-source"

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If you need to get a site up & running quickly, wordpress is an excellent option. Out of the box installations do not require knowledge of code, so if you're not a developer, wordpress is again an excellent solution.

If you need a custom site that is outside the scope of a traditional sitemap, wordpress may not be a good option for you. It is not an intranet solution, nor is it a dashboard solution.
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March 13, 2018

Review: "WordPress is one of the best open source CMS platforms available."

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Wordpress is well suited for blogs and other informational websites. It allows non-coders to manage their websites without knowing how to code. The content management backend allows admins to easily make updates and add functionality to their site. Although you can certainly use WordPress to build landing pages, I don't think it's an ideal solution. There are other platforms like Unbounce that specialize in landing pages with built-in features specifically for landing page use cases.
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February 06, 2018

User Review: "WordPress - I'm Impressed!"

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WordPress is very well suited to projects that have a short window of time to be implemented, due to its relatively quick setup time. This isn't to say it is not suitable for more complex or well-thought-out implementations, but it just lends itself particularly well to fast turnarounds. It is excellent in scenarios where regular posts of content are required as it was originally set up as a CMS for blogging, but now supports many other content types. With page builders and custom post types, there really aren't many limits to what can be done within WordPress, and really the limitation generally lies with the developer implementing a site with it.
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January 26, 2018

"WordPress Review"

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I think that WordPress is well suited to people who have a small business and are looking to have a blog on their website. I believe that if you have a major site, I would stick with hiring a professional developer/team to build and run your website.
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January 16, 2018

Review: "WordPress is a great content management system for marketers and bloggers"

Score 9 out of 10
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WordPress is an excellent blogging and website platform for a wide range of users. It is simple to add, update and delete pages, manage navigation menus and give your clients complete control of their website. It is updated regularly and offers an immerse plugin gallery to help accomplish even the simplest of tasks.
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December 12, 2017

Review: "WordPress is the Website Software to Use"

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I think this is a great program for small business. It offers out of the box solutions that you can individualize as needed and invest in as a company grows. It is an easy software to learn how to use.

I find WordPress.com more difficult to use, but that is because I like the flexibility of WordPress.org.
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September 20, 2017

User Review: "WordPress - the choice for most!"

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The only time I do not recommend WordPress is if a completely non-techy person wants to create their own website without wanting to learn the basics or hire someone to help them create and/or maintain the site. It's features and capabilities far exceed those by the "do it yourself without any tech knowledge" of Squarespace, Weebly, Wix, etc.
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February 20, 2017

Review: "WordPress works for most smaller clients"

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WordPress can be used by anyone to build a basic website. The marketplace for custom templates is absolutely massive. You should be able to find a template to suit your needs for any site. If you are looking for a bunch of custom functionality, such as customer portals, you may be better off with a .NET build out. But if you're on a budget, and don't have super high standards, WordPress can suit that sort of need as well.
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August 14, 2016

Review: "WordPress Can Save You Thousands Of Dollars On Web Development Costs And Put You In The Driver's Seat Of Your Online Vehicle!"

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Most people equate WordPress with "blogging". WordPress has evolved way beyond blogging to the point where many people are visiting websites that don't look like blogs, but are actually being powered by WordPress.

WordPress would suit most business uses and applications. I would only recommend custom web development work if a business owner cannot get the functionality they need or the web design look they want from a WordPress plugin or theme.
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January 05, 2016

WordPress Review: "Easy to develop, easier to use"

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Wordpress is great for managing blogs and basic websites. It is simple and straightforward to develop with themes and plugins and has a vast plugin library already. It may not be the best choice for eCommerce, though there are plugins that can support it if needed.
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September 08, 2015

Review: "WordPress is the Democratization of Personal Publishing"

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WordPress is well suited to a very wide range of applications and shines when used for content management, periodic news, product information and comparison, and ecommerce applications.

Community interaction websites may not find all of the features they need readily available, and sites needing to display a large amount of data that is heavily cross referenced or that needs very complex data structures may have a hard time building out the necessary site structure.
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April 14, 2016

User Review: "WordPress from developer point of view"

Score 7 out of 10
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If you want to have a main page of your product and have your own implementation, that will give you more reliability than having a WordPress [page].
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July 13, 2015

Review: "WordPress - a User-Friendly Blogging and Content Management System (CMS)"

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WordPress is well suited to sites with multiple authors, as each contributor can have a separate login. It also lends itself well to creating news type sites, as content can be uploaded for review by an editor before going live. Frankly, it works for a wide range of sites and situations. However, those who want fine grained control may prefer to create or commission their own custom theme or plugin.
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July 07, 2015

User Review: "WordPress FTW! ...most of the time."

Score 9 out of 10
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What is the purpose of the site?
What types of content will be served?
For how many users?
Will they need different access levels?
How many monthly visitors are expected?
How many concurrent users?
Will you need e-commerce baked in?
For how many SKUs?
Do you consider mobile users important to your online strategy?
Will the site need to be responsive?
How important is SEO to you?
Do you plan to advertise the site with PPC or on social media?
How will the site need to fit into your social media strategy?
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September 11, 2015

User Review: "WordPress - A Love Affair and more"

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If you are just blogging or don't want to have to do backups and updates, it would be better to use WordPress.com. This is the free version of WordPress where they host it for you rather than your having to get your own hosting account and domain name.
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January 05, 2015

User Review: "Stress Less with WordPress"

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If you're looking to create an application or some type of software system, then WordPress isn't the appropriate choice. WordPress is best used as informational, e-commerce products, and interaction based content to engage with users who are interested in their business/site. However, if you're looking to build a membership site, WordPress has a lot to offer in terms of e-learning functionality with the use of themes or plugins to integrate into the site as well, and should be considered as a serious option for the selection of the business/user that's looking for the right framework/system to use for their site.
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July 29, 2015

Review: "Business owner perspective on WordPress"

Score 8 out of 10
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For websites with a variety of content types I might use something like ExpressionEngine 2 vs. WordPress.
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Feature Scorecard Summary

Role-based user permissions (26)
8.3
API (18)
8.4
Internationalization / multi-language (16)
8.7
WYSIWYG editor (26)
8.1
Code quality / cleanliness (26)
8.2
Admin section (27)
8.5
Page templates (26)
7.7
Library of website themes (27)
8.7
Mobile optimization / responsive design (26)
8.5
Publishing workflow (27)
8.2
Form generator (24)
7.7
Content taxonomy (24)
8.4
SEO support (25)
8.4
Bulk management (20)
7.8
Availability / breadth of extensions (25)
9.3
Community / comment management (23)
9.1

About WordPress

Wordpress is an open-source publishing platform popular with bloggers and a content management system. The appearance of a Wordpress site and many of its functions are managed through themes, and further customizable through altering code, though altering code is not required; templates and plugins to expand its capabilities are plentiful. Wordpress features integrated link management, and a search-engine friendly permalink structure. WordPress now allows multiple blogs to exist within one installation. Websites may host their own blogging communities, controlling and moderating content from a single dashboard.

 

Wordpress is popular due to its simplicity and modifiability. Furthermore implementing Wordpress costs only time. Two paid versions exist. The $99 premium plan allows a user an ad free custom domain with 13GB of space and advanced customization. The $299 Business plan allows unlimited space and supports eCommerce as well.

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