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Why I design your website with WordPress

Once upon a time WordPress was just for bloggers, but now it powers one in every four websites you visit online. That’s impressive! No matter what the size of website, WordPress is fantastic for a small brochure website or blog or a massive online ecommerce store with Xero integration, online booking and detailed reporting and statistics. Go WordPress!

So why do I choose WordPress to design your new website?

  1. It’s easy for you to update. No big manual needed. Clients find it quick an easy to add written content, imagery, video content or product if I’ve designed an eCommerce website for them.
  2. It’s extendable. Need to add-on some shopping functionality to your website? No problem. How about a booking system or property database. Easy.
  3. Mobile optimised and responsive design. WordPress is designed to seamlessly display on any device. Mobile optimised with responsive design.
  4. Media. It’s so easy to insert videos, images, audio. No difficult coding required. Just drag and drop!
  5. Awesome for blogging. WordPress was originally developed as a blogging platform and has excellent built-in features for just about any blogging requirement you can think of.
  6. Great for SEO (search engine optimisation). WordPress has loads of great tools for making it easy to find in search engines. It’s written using the latest coding technology and is always being updated to keep up with changing trends and tech requirements.
  7. Security. There are lots of great security plugins to protect your website from hackers and spammers.
  8. Open source. WordPress is free from any commercial restrictions or limitations.

And why use WooCommerce for your online shop?

Woocommerce recently overtook Magento as the top e-commerce platform on the web. There are many reasons why this happened that you can read below but one of the biggest benefits of this is it’s support base. Because Woocommerce is supported by so many companies and developers, finding support is relatively easy. Because it is an open system, more developers have access to woocommerce and are able to develop more features into woo.

In a nut-shell. WooCommerce is simple to use. Excellent analytics. Scaleable. Vast Customisation and integration options, such as Xero, Mailchimp, Dropbox, Paypal, Facebook etc

Awesome WordPress website facts

  1. WordPress Powers 30.3% of the Top 1000 Websites
  2. WordPress is the most popular CMS (content management system) boasting  a whopping 57% market share.
  3. wordpress-pie-chart..and WooCommerce market share for online shops and stores:
  4. Some pretty big names use WordPress CMS. These include Sony, Microsoft, The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Time Magazine, The New Yorker, Mashable, TechCrunch, Coca Cola, Mercedes Benz, Samsung, Star Wars, PlayStation, General Motors, NFL, Bloomberg, MTV, Facebook, eBay, Google, LinkedIn, Flickr, NASA, and TED.Then there’s Jay Z, Beyoncé, Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake, Kobe Bryant, The Rolling Stones, Malala Yousafzai, Sylvester Stallone, just to name a few.

Talk to me about designing your website today

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