Website creation with Wordpress
WordPress is a open source content management system (CMS), written in PHP and using a MySQL database. Chapped by the American company Automattic, WordPress is one of the main blog engines of the Web (WordPress.com). However, its versatility and functionality enable it to effectively manage any form of website, including e-commerce sites (among others, through its WooCommerce extension.
A site easy to create and manage, with choices suitable for all businesses
WordPress is mainly used as a system feeding blogs. However, the complexity and versatility of WordPress allow it to be used to create many other kinds of websites, including merchant sites and shop windows:
- With a wide variety of visual themes, WordPress quickly creates a web presence with a professional seal and an easy-to-navigate interface for both users and site administrators. Each theme is created using a PHP structure, with valid HTML and CSS codes;
- The versatile architecture of WordPress allows the user to add the number of extensions and plug-ins he wants (currently 39,078). These extensions include SEO and search engine optimization, as well as customer portals, payment process management, and cataloging of products.
- WordPress also offers a series of applications specifically designed to be compatible with mobile devices, including WebOS, Android, iPhone, iPad, Windows Phone and BlackBerry. Although these applications offer a more limited amount of options than the computer version, they can reach customers where they are and lead to more transactions.
DWordPress is a very popular choice. Currently, this management system is used by nearly 18% of Web sites.
See also: E-commerce and Open Source Creation .