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26 April 2016

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Wordpress CMS Features

Wordpress CMS Features

Powering over a whopping 24% of all websites and still counting, the Wordpress CMS is arguably one of the most popular CMS portals for hosting websites. Along with the standard benefits that come with hosting your website on a CMS platform, such as easy updating of content with minimal technical knowledge, Wordpress is popular for more than just that, as it comes with a whole host of other features that make is user friendly and packed with additional features that can take your website from being good to being great.

So what are these features and how can they benefit the regular user?

  1. Simple to use – There’s nothing more annoying than having to spend hours on end just uploading or publishing new content. This is why the fact that Wordpress is so simple to use is probably what makes it so popular. Wordpress is built to ensure you get all the content you want out there and quickly.
  2. Flexible – Wordpress can deliver results depending on what you want from it. Whether it’s starting a blog or hosting a new website, it has the ability to provide you with both, meaning you have something that is tailored to your needs.
  3. Easy to use – Simplicity is one thing. Combine it with ease and you end up with a CMS system that is very powerful indeed. Wordpress gives you the opportunity to create posts and pages and upload images and videos really easily. The best bit – you can also format your content efficiently. Plus, with a whole host of publishing tools such as creating drafts, scheduling publications and the option to manage your content publically or privately, you have a CMS system that can work alongside you to manage something great.
  4. Manage media – Get annoyed by how annoying it is to upload to pictures on a site? With Wordpress’ drag and drop feature that’s no longer a problem.
  5. User Management – By allowing different admin users different levels of access, you can have full control of what happens and by whom.
  6. Your own data – By hosting with Wordpress you can make sure that the data you use and create is all yours. You don’t need to worry about anyone else accessing it.
  7. Compliant – The whole of Wordpress (that means every single component) is compliant is W3C meaning total compatibility with today’s browsers as well as future ones.
  8. SEO – Wordpress is optimized for Search Engines so it saves you a lot of work.
  9. Languages – With the option to host your website in one of 70 different languages, Wordpress is definitely multilingual.
  10. Customized themes – With thousands of themes to choose from, you are bound to find one that’s completely right for you. If you still aren’t happy, you can even upload your own theme or change your theme in a matter of seconds for a website makeover!
  11. Comments – User interaction is everything. This is why Wordpress has a comments tool which makes it easier than ever for users of your site to voice their opinions.
  12. Plugins – If you still don’t have enough features, you can choose from thousands of fully compatible plugins to carry out the tasks you want.
  13. Easy to install and upgrade.
  14. Quick import – With importers for a whole range of blogging systems from LiveJournal, blogger and Tumblr, you can move with just a few clicks of your mouse.
  15. 15. Support – With tonnes of support and help forums, Wordpress have made it easier than ever to solve any problems you might encounter.
  16. 16. Malleable – You can do what you want with Wordpress, the choice is yours. So go ahead – modify it, install it or even distribute it – the world is your oyster.

So, there you have it. With so many benefits, it’s easy to see why Wordpress is one of the most popular CMS systems. Join the Wordpress community and book a free consultation with FDC Studio today. We use Wordpress and Drupal to host our websites and have friendly experts at hand to help you with all your web design needs!

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