More Reasons WordPress Should be Your

New Website Platform

The world’s most popular website platform, WordPress, just celebrated its tenth anniversary. According to stats from the creators, about 19 percent of the websites on the Internet use the content management system (CMS).

“We’re now up to 18.9 percent of the web running WordPress. … We’re going to see the number of people who have WordPress as part of their daily habits grow exponentially,” said WordPress creator Matt Mullenweg.

Of those users, about 66 percent of them are in English generating a huge amount of pageviews in the 4 billion range.

WordPress and Mobile

One of the greatest strengths of the CMS is its adaptability, particularly in the mobile market. Much of the growth of WordPress has been attributed to growth around mobile apps. As many as 31 percent of the users of the service come from an Apple device, 18 percent from an Android tablet, and another 30 percent from Android smartphones. Mullenweg expects that the number of signups via mobile will continue to increase as more people are utilizing the platform to blog, create websites and combine the ease of use with functionality from their mobile devices.

Using WordPress for Your New Website

If you are considering starting a blog or a website it is clear that WordPress deserves some speculation. Besides the millions of soccer moms and non-corporate users who use the platform to voice their opinions to the web, high profile clients like TechCrunch, CNN and GigaOM also use WordPress’ robust CMS to power their sites.

Tampa SEO specializes in building sites using the WordPress platform and can help you represent your corporate image that you can then take over and learn to edit on your own. WordPress is a great tool for so many website owners because it enables them to negate the need for a full or part time website developer. Once Tampa SEO hands over the finished website, you will be able to enter and edit content, quickly upload pictures or videos, and research and install plugins that advanced developers have created for novice programmers.

The amount of pageviews on WordPress continues to rise every year and it is largely in part to its ease of use for website owners. Having this sort of ‘readymade’ platform enables them to spend more time creating content and getting it to drive traffic rather than spending time getting something up that takes resources.

If you are looking for a tried and true website platform, contact Tampa SEO today to help you get your WordPress website up and running.

 

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