WordPress

WordPress

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Score 8.6 out of 10
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WordPress

Overview

What is WordPress?

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.
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Awards

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Popular Features

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  • Library of website themes (131)
    8.8
    88%
  • Mobile optimization / responsive design (130)
    8.6
    86%
  • Page templates (129)
    8.4
    84%
  • Admin section (132)
    8.2
    82%

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Video Reviews

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User Review: WordPress Maintains Ease of Use While Providing a Variety of Content Management Tools
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Content Manager Recommends WordPress for Growing Platforms: User Review
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User Review: WordPress Steps Up Blogger's Game With Its Professional Display Styles
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What is WordPress?

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.

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  • No setup fee
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  • Free Trial
  • Free/Freemium Version
  • Premium Consulting / Integration Services

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Product Demos

WordPress Tutorial for Beginners 2020, a Step-by-Step Guide | TrustRadius
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Features

Security

This component helps a company minimize the security risks by controlling access to the software and its data, and encouraging best practices among users.

8.3Avg 8.0

Platform & Infrastructure

Features related to platform-wide settings and structure, such as permissions, languages, integrations, customizations, etc.

8Avg 7.7

Web Content Creation

Features that support the creation of website content.

8.2Avg 7.6

Web Content Management

Features for managing website content

8.4Avg 7.4
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Product Details

What is 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.

WordPress Video

How to use WordPress, a step by step tutorial. Learn to when to use WordPress, how to install a theme, and how to use each of the program's tools.

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Frequently Asked Questions

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.

LiveJournal and Populr are common alternatives for WordPress.

Reviewers rate Availability / breadth of extensions highest, with a score of 9.2.

The most common users of WordPress are from Small Businesses (1-50 employees).
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Reviews

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Collins Sarkodieh Aning | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Allows coding customization eg. css
  • Accept lots of plugins
  • Beautiful interface and layouts
  • SEO friendly
  • WordPress and plugin updates conflicts needs to be well reconciled to prevent website errors
  • Converting WordPress into an App should be the new focus for WordPress since Mobile App are mostly in use now
  • WordPress payment gateway functionality should be more open to allow more payment gateways
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Its Drag and Drop makes it easier to create websites.
  • It is an open source platform that we can use/edit the way we want.
  • You can customize it using plugins and themes as per your needs.
  • In the past few years, the security attacks have increased.
  • When you install multiple plugins, the website tends to get a bit heavier and it affects the speed as well.
  • Always have a risk of high vulnerability to cyber-attacks because of being an open-source platform.
  • The constant need for updating the software and ancillary plugins can create some routine maintenance.
James Hicks | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Flexibility - allows contributors to easily customize the content they are creating.
  • Functionality - the ability to load various plugins within the environment bring about much-appreciated functionality (i.e adding contact forms, e-commerce front-ends, photo/video galleries, etc.).
  • Security - WordPress as a platform runs more than 1/3 of the world's internet sites - with that in mind the community is laser-focused on maintaining high-security standards and ensuring that the platform is properly patched against security vulnerabilities.
  • Better controls around the inclusion of 3rd party written plugins within the Plugin Directory - search functionality and classification hasn't changed much in the past few years.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • SEO Friendly
  • No Coding Required
  • Most of the plugins are free
  • Need to fix security system, as many times i feel comprised in security.
Score 1 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • In my experience, changing your website without your authorization.
  • In my experience, I feel that WordPress does not ask permission before doing something.
  • In my opinion, I believe WordPress does not allow instant chat technical support for "free plans".
  • I believe WordPress should contact the owner of the website before requesting to make changes.
  • I believe WordPress should offer instant chat for all plans not just for the business plan.
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Easy to use interface
  • Lots of customization
  • Constantly updating and improving
  • Sometimes plugins conflict with each other
  • I prefer the classic editor, so it has been an adjustment to manage our sites within the new interface.
  • Sometimes basic settings are buried several levels deep, and until you learn where to navigate by repetition, it’s frustrating to try and find what you need
Sebastian Correa Marsico | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Blog management.
  • Website management.
  • Website security
  • Flexibility.
  • Integrate with pretty much all marketing platforms.
  • Constant updates.
  • Page speed is not the best.
  • Media library management has a lot to improve.
  • Very little native features, you need a plugin for almost everything.
Vinay Disodia | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • SEO as its have all the systematic tools to do all the work rather than in PHP or any other website management.
  • Designing- is amazing you have used in house builder or woo-commerce, the elementary page builder for your needs, and some of them with basic features are free.
  • Fast Speed for loading index page and management for cached pages.
  • Migration- in WordPress is easy to just take backup and migrate with the tools of yourself.
  • Creating free plugins for starter business of individual blogs.
  • Getting domain names from WordPress is comparatively high than other domain sellers.
  • Automatic backup should be added in the WordPress itself, right now its not available you have to use 3rd party plugins of can do manually.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Ease of use
  • Versality - lots of additional features through plug-ins
  • Accessible - the popularity of the product means you can get plenty of help
  • It can be glitchy and buggy at times
  • Need to go to 3rd parties for instructions on how to do more complex things
  • It does not always integrate as seamlessly as it could with plug-ins like Yoast SEO
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Easy to navigate
  • Easy to push out new content
  • Easy to have multiple users on the platform at the same time
  • One-stop shop
  • There are lots of features, so you need to familiarize yourself with where everything is.
  • Provide more info on what each section means (particularly the meta description/SEO sections).
Oleksandr Torlo | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Tons of extensions.
  • A millions of great templates for every case.
  • Simple but powerful admin interface.
  • More then enough educational courses and videos.
  • The code style to make own extensions.
  • The speed of engine, especially with extensions installed.
  • Many things could be placed into the basic distributive not in the plugins.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • It is free
  • Great optimization
  • Fully changeable user interfaces
  • Easy to use admin panel
  • Working well even in lower servers
  • Should support more extensions
  • WordPress should check all extensions that some of them contains dangerous things
  • Standard admin panel must have more customize options
  • Should be more options for security on admin panel
Jess Messenger | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • The dashboard is very organized and easy to navigate.
  • Simple to create and duplicate new pages and posts.
  • Easy to preview your changes before you publish content.
  • Numerous plugins are available to provide additional capabilities.
  • It can be difficult to format content (e.g. bulleted lists with spaces between them).
  • Some plugins like Elementor can be slow to load.
  • Media-like images must be quite small in order to successfully upload.
Jeanette Carroll | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 8 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • You don't need to know html.
  • There are a lot of premade themes to choose from.
  • There are plugins available to do just about anything on your site.
  • There could be more direct support.
  • Some of the themes don't work with specific plugins.
  • I'd love to see more widgets available in my current theme.
Score 9 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Blog writing
  • Platform to incorporate a magnitude of specific plugins
  • User management
  • WordPress has a moderate learning curve when starting out.
  • Some basic website functionality could be part of the base installation such as sending email.
  • Building a truly responsive site is very challenging but I'm sure an experienced designer using the right web builder can work magic.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Ability to customize
  • Thousands of Themes and Plugins to choose from
  • Ease of use
  • WordPress breaks often so you need to have someone who understands how to troubleshoot, which can take time and money.
  • Some plugins are easier to customize than others, for example, some don't require any coding knowledge while others do. This can limit your project if you are not a coder.
  • WordPress can be easily hacked, so you also need someone who can ensure your sites are secure.
Ramon Khan | TrustRadius Reviewer
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Content management system for blog
  • Functionality for SEO and ease of use and customization
  • Speed, speed, speed. You can make this CMS blazing fast with the right optimization and hosting.
  • The only thing I could gripe about is not having a fully fluid builder like Showit but that is it. There are similar builders like it but not that flexible.
Score 10 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • Very flexible - can literally build any kind of website
  • Very user friendly - with each update, the UI gets more and more user friendly so that even non developers will have a relatively easy time getting a website up and running in no time. For advanced users, there is no shortage of options on themes, plugins, etc.
  • Constant updates - the software is being updated all the time and security patches are automatically applied while other updates can be applied at a time of your choosing
  • Great community - you have only to Google any issue you might be having and are very likely to find some sort of answer or help right away and easily
  • More security for certain types of websites (financial institutions)
Score 4 out of 10
Vetted Review
Verified User
  • massive library of free and paid plugins
  • ability to build absolutely anything
  • thriving community for support and troubleshooting
  • plugins often cause breaking problems with websites
  • codebase is a mess
  • plugins make sites vulnerable to attack
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