Last summer, Bournemouth was very happy to host WordCamp 2014, a WordPress conference organised by volunteers passionate about WordPress and the WordPress community. Here at CuCo we too are WordPress specialists and enthusiasts, because we know that it’s the best possible choice for building and designing the websites that work for our clients

If you are considering hosting your website on WordPress, or are unsure what platform is best for you, read on, as we will convince you why you too should choose to use WordPress for your website:Woman using laptop at indoor.close-up

1. You’re in good company
WordPress is currently the most popular CMS in use on the internet. There are over 50 million WordPress-powered sites worldwide!
Well-known brands that use WordPress to power some of their online touch-points include: Pepsi, Sony and Nokia!

2. Fully customisable
WordPress acts as the engine for your website. The look and feel of the site can be 100% customized so your brand can shine through and provide a unique experience for your visitors.
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Want to add an event calendar, video gallery, newsletter subscription or what about a twitter feed? No problem! You are also able to add plug-ins to fully customise your site.

3. Brilliant for SEO
The code behind WordPress is very clean and simple, which makes it easier for search engines to read the site’s content.
In addition, each page, post and image can have its own meta tag keywords, description and title, and be optimized for specific keywords, allowing for very precise search engine optimization.

4. User-friendly
Never used WordPress before? Don’t panic!! WordPress is very easy to use and has an intuitive interface. Adding new pages, blog posts, images etc. on a regular basis is a breeze

5. Open source
WordPress is open source that the source code is completely free with no hidden costs!

6. Easily accessible, from anywhere
WordPress is browser-based which means you can login from any internet-connected computer and manage your site.
Plus you can even update your site on the go with the WordPress app!

iStock_000008106210XLarge7. Multiple users
Your company probably needs several people updating your site right? With WordPress you can easily create individual accounts for each user and assign them with different access levels.

8. Built for interaction
The WordPress blog allows visitors to leave messages or posts.
You can use this outlet of communication as an opportunity to build rapport as an expert, demonstrate your customer service or simple interact online.

9. It grows with you
WordPress lets you expand the site as your business needs expand.
WordPress sites are very scalable. You can have hundreds of thousands of pages or blog posts on your site and the performance will not be compromised.

10. CuCo love it
Here at CuCo, we love using WordPress as a CMS – in fact it powers our own and many of our client’s websites! Not only do our clients receive an excellently designed and built website from us but they are also able to easily edit the site themselves!

Wow. We’ve convinced ourselves all over again!

Our experts are here to help! Get in touch today, and we can build your business a sparkling new WordPress website!

This year the WordCamp conference is relocating to London, and is taking place between the 20th and 22nd of March.