In recent years, the Internet and technology have evolved considerably. If we look back 10 or 15 years ago, there were no available many of the tools we have today, which provide us facilities and allow us to achieve unimaginable things.
And on the Internet, as for creating web pages, when the World Wide Web began, few people could create a website with the theory and practice necessary to learn HTML programming and even was much more limited for them.
As the years went by, began to emerge platforms more friendly. different, accessible to all users. One was WordPress, which emerged in 2003 as a free, open source tool to create blogs and publishes content.
WordPress began as a 100% focused on “blogging" platform, but now it has become a CMS (Content Management System) that lets you create any type of website and adapt it to every need.
Do you need to create a virtual store? WordPress is possible
Do you want to create a corporate site for your company? Forward! WordPress is an excellent choice.
Do you want to sell your digital product with a professional website? There is no better option than WordPress.
Are you a photographer and want to create a page where show your best shots? WordPress will be your best friend.
You want to create a professional or a personal blog? There is no better choice than WordPress!
But…What makes it so flexible WordPress?
As experts said all the time, WordPress is an open source platform, which allows hundreds of developers to create plugins and themes (templates) to create and innovate, with virtually limitless possibilities.
Nevertheless, there are some myths related to WordPress. Many people think that to create a personalized and professional website you will need to hire a programmer and designers who costs large amounts of money.
And although many prefer this option (hire professionals), on several occasions the end result is not desired, in addition to managing and updating the site can be a headache for greater dependence you have on the person who programmed it. Because being the only person with the knowledge.
With WordPress, anyone can create a web site and if necessary, and, if need it, seek help from a developer to make certain special modifications. This is much more affordable and the user can also update, modify and make proper maintenance of the website. And you can do it all from the main desktop. No codes or advanced programming.
The future of WordPress
Although its main focus remains the creation of blogs, WordPress has a great evolution in the development of plugins and themes that will continue to expand the possibilities and performance of the platform.
Also is because security is an important issue which is often ignored by people until the site is hacked or have loss of information or content problems.
In most cases, these problems are not caused by faults that have on the site or in WordPress, rather by users oversights. Example: having harmful plugins, not update the platform to its latest version, use poor quality or hacked themes, etc.
In recent versions, they have been introduced automatic updates, something that will help us all to use the latest, safe and stable version. There is no doubt that will be many more improvements regarding safety in the future.
To keep growing is not enough to just use the platform. It is always good to get more involved with the community. Write about WordPress, recommends its use to others, learn more about how it works and…. why not? Become a WordPress developer!
Today more than ever the opportunity is here. It depends on each of us to know and get the most out.