What is a WordPress Site
WordPress is a blogging tool and dynamic content management system based on PHP and MySQL. It is currently the most popular content management system in use on the internet today.
A WordPress site can be made to look just like a regular website, only with the added benefit of the owner being able to edit and post new content.
Advantages of a WordPress Site
You can have a news section, or blog, anywhere on your website, where visitors can find out the latest about your business and any special offers you might have available. By having a site where you can post fresh, new content, it also helps
with your website's search engine optimization. Plus, you can interact with your visitors when they leave comments to your posts.
- Choice of Themes:
There are a ton of themes out there that can be customized to your liking or you can have a theme built from scratch.
There are something like 18,000 plugins available for WordPress, which allow your site to be whatever you want it to be. Some examples of plugins are: SEO, contact forms, social media, etc.
- Control and Ease of Use:
You have an admin panel that allows you to edit and post new content and manage comments. You can even build new web pages. When you write new content, the search engines index it within minutes, which makes it great for SEO.
Cost of a WordPress Site
The cost is going to depend on how customized you want your theme to be. The starting price for a WordPress site is $1,000 and the price goes up in relationship to complexity and customization.