WordPress is perhaps the best-known blogging software available on the internet today. But, did you know that WordPress can also be used for other purposes, such as powering an entire website, or being deployed as a content management system?
WordPress is flexible enough that it can be used for many different purposes. It is highly customizable, with many different plugins available, to enhance existing functions or add new ones. Other plugins add completely new features that were never part of the original WordPress; creative plugin authors have grown WordPress far beyond whatever it was intended for. With plugins, you can make WordPress perform many additional functions.
One popular use of WordPress is as a content management system (CMS). A CMS is a framework for a site where contributors create static pages with text and images, categorized for easy viewing. A CMS also allows for a news page, so we can still retain the classic blogging features of WordPress. A photo gallery is a natural addition, and this is available via another plugin.
WordPress also uses “widgets” to add functions to the sidebar. Want to display or broadcast Twitter updates? No problem. Need the current weather or stock quotes on your side bar? Easy! Need a news feed from a related site? Sure, just plug it in and go!
We can quickly deploy a new website for you, using WordPress as the framework. We can even disable many of the typical blogging features, to where your visitors would never know they are visiting a WordPress-powered site. This is also economical, as the CMS functionality allows us to deploy a site much faster than “reinventing the wheel”, writing all pages in HTML and PHP by hand.
It is also worlds better than any template-driven static site, for one reason: dynamic content that you control. As the client and end user, you have full access to your control panel, to create and edit new posts and pages on your site. You are no longer at the mercy of a web developer who is too busy to update your content when you need it. And updating it doesn’t cost you a penny either.
We’ve worked with many WordPress-based sites, and due to their persistent growth, we have repositioned ourselves as WordPress specialists, filling a niche as dedicated WordPress developers that can build a perfect website for your needs.