8 Greatest advantages of WordPress

by Himanshu Yadav on October 19, 2009

WordPress is the greatest blogging platform till date. This statement is admitted by the top bloggers of the world. Blogs like Techcrunch, Readwriteweb, Mashable and Problogger runs on WordPress. So what are the basic things of wordpress which makes it different and useful than other blog platform. Here are the 8 greatest advantages of WordPress:

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Own domain name

WordPress is a well known blogging platform for self hosted blog. Self hosting means any user can choose any hosting provider and install a software WordPress.org on it. User can choose his own custom domain name instead of sub-domain name; such as www.yourname.com instead of www.yourname.blogspot.com.

Plugins

Plugins are a backbone of WordPress. By make use of plugins, users can customize performance of blog according to need. Some famous plugins are All in one SEO, Akismet, Robots meta, SEO friendly images plugin.

Themes

Themes decide the look and navigation of the blog. WordPress offers lots of customization options of theme. There are lots and lots of themes available for WordPress. Users can download the themes according tocategory and need.

Developers

The most interesting and useful part of  WordPress are its developers. There is largest number of developers available for WordPress in the world. WordPress provides lots of options for developers to develop plugins, themes and software.

Designs

User can play with CSS files to get their own designs according to the need.

Its totally free

Free word always smoothen our ears. Since WordPress is an open source bogging platform so it is totally free of cost.

Easy to use

The most vibrant feature of WordPress is its ease to use. Anyone can become expert while playing with the software. It comes with an inbuilt dashboard where users can play with post, category, theme, tools, widget, setting etc.

SEO friendly

Search engines love WordPress. WordPress comes with self ping feature. This feature sends ping to different search engines while every time the blog updated. Also there are lots of plugins available for WordPress which can extent WordPress reach.

Apart from these 8 reasons WordPress is known as the ease of its use, users fall in love with this software while using this. From these reason WordPress is today  number 1 blogging software present till date.  Do you know some other great features or advantages of WordPress. Share your views in the comment section.

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