Why I Chose WordPress As My Blogging Platform
I am a professional web designer. Design and build website with world’s super speciality content management system. I have started my web design career as freelancer. I have build and designed a number of websites with wordpress for my clients who hired me via upwork and elance. Since i have started my web design career from 2011, i well versed with wordpress blogging platform. I have gone through numerous experiment and tests in wordpress and other web design technologies. I have done more and more on wordpress for my clients. Thus i grabbed intensive knowledge and experience on wordpress blogging platform. When i writing this post, my blog has just 3 month old. When i decided to start a blog, i have no doubt on which platform i have to chose to start my blog, since i fell in love with wordpress. But again i searched for any other blogging platform, but i can’t find any one which is better than wordpress.
My Expertise in wordpress platform
As i said in the introductory paragraph, when i started this blog, i has had vast 4 years experience in wordpress. I have started by web design career in 2011. From there i have gone through various web trends and technology with wordpress. I learned wordpress installation from scartch, database creation, wordpress theme customization, plugin integration and customization, design customization, , wordpress backup, database backup, wordpress migration and many wordpress issues etc. I am now very confident on these areas. So why should i go for another platform for my blogging site. So i chose wordpress as my blogging platform. This is the first reason why i decided to use wordpress. Also i have decided to share the knowledge what i know to readers and visitors of my blog. When i started my web design career, i have bought a domain name sajeetech.com and hosting to start my personal website. But later, i decided to start a tech blog, i have turned the site as my blog with wordpress.
Most recommended by successful bloggers
When i decided to start my blogging, i have started to read on many blogs which teaches us to blogging tips. I have gone many indian and foreign bloggers who teach blogging and those bloggers are succeeded in their blogging career. i have gone and read many blogs such as shoutmeloud.com award winning blog authored your blogger and entrepruener harsh agarwal, bloggerspassion of anil agarwal, labnol of amit agarwal, leranblogtips etc. They all are successful bloggers and they are highly recommending to start a blog with wordpress which should be selfhosted(wordpress software installed in our own host) and not domain with .wordpress.com extension. Also all their blog are wordpress based. So i got another reason to chose wordpress as my blogging platform.
Not only these bloggers but almost 95% of successful bloggers when i researched on web, they all are same tone to use wordpress as blogging platform.
WordPress is user friendly
As i know, wordpress is very user friendly and easy to manage content management system i ever used. I have good navigation system on the left bar to manage all the things for the blog such as pages, posts, plugins, comments, portfolio, etc. WordPress dashboard will never wake up any frustration when working on it. It has full control over it within the wordpress dashboard. You will love more when you use each time with wordpress. Very good user interface for managing media such as images, videos etc is another advantage of wordpress blogging platform. very easy to take image url to snap it in pages or posts. And when writing a post, it have very user friendly editor whic have two versions such as visual editor which is mainly for bloggers who are not well with html and css codes. And text editor for bloggers who can make more with it.
Search engine friendly
Yes, wordpress is search engine friendly also. A blog’s traffic is coming from search engines, so it is very important that a blogging platform should be search engine friendly. It’s files hierarchical structure help search engine bots to crawl the site easily.
This is one another reason why i chose wordpress for sajeetech.com. Mobile friendly website means the website that view well in mobile and other variable resolution devices. Just remember, responsiveness is now a google ranking factor. For wordpress, there are a lot of wordpress themes, templates are available for bloggers for free and for paid. Now in template market, all the themes are mobile responsive, so a blogger cannot do any additional progarmming on site to make it responsive. Not only, now the default theme of wordpress come with responsive features. They all are responsive. If anyone started their blog without a responsive template, you can make it responsive simple by using WPtouch plugin.
WordPress is now easily customizable with in built wordpress feature. And easily vcustomise the color scheme, social media manager, menus, footer, widget using wordpress default settings and template features. A amn with a little technical knowledge can easily create awesome wordpress blog using the simple drag and drop mechanism of wordpress.
Wide plugin hierarchy
Simple we can extend the functionality of our blog just installing the plugin. wordpress supports plugin system to extend the functionality. Anyone can increase the functionality just in few clicks. we can extend the features such as contact form integration, seo plugin for better search engine ranking etc.
Security for blog is essential all the time. At any time, the site may be hacked. So we should be high secured. WordPress provide high security for our blog. I am using the latest version of wordpress. When wordpress releasing each version, the security has been increased. Also when newly version released, wordpress automatically update our current version to latest released version, thus we can ensure the security at its maximum level.
We can build high success with the help of others too. wordpress gives us high support at each and every issue by their forum. There are millions of members in wordpress forum to help for other wordpress users or developers. We can post our any doubt according to wordpress blog management in forum and get answer or solution quickly.
Great Tutorial to elaborate my blog
Yes, wordpress have high end tutorial for web designers like me to learn more for elaborating blog by means clean and minimalistic code. You can learn wordpress coding by this url codex.wordpress.org
See how many possibilities and support is from wordpress. This is why most of the bloggers chosing wordpress as their blogging platform. All the serious bloggers with wordpress are succeeded, this is true in my research. So to be honest, i strongly recommended you to chose wordpress as your blogging platform if you are plan to start a blog online.
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