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What do I think of the WordPress CMS?

Do you know WordPress? Would you like to know what I think of the WordPress CMS? Find out in this article.
Rédigé par David Lefèvre
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WordPress is one of the most widely used content management systems in the world. WordPress even accounts for almost half of all sites on the web. Since it’s an open source CMS, WordPress is very easy to get to grips with. In fact, many web hosts let you install it in just a few clicks. WordPress is highly rated by users for the diversity of its functionalities and its performance. What’s more, it has many advantages. However, like all other CMSs, it’s not totally perfect, and has a few limitations. So, would you like to know what I think of the WordPress CMS? Continue reading this article.

What is WordPress?

What’s my opinion of the WordPress CMS? To answer the question, let’s first discover a few generalities about WordPress. WordPress is an open source solution created in 2003. Helping beginners to create their own websites or blogs, WordPress offers its users the ability to create, manage and customize their websites thanks to powerful tools.

WordPress is the first choice for beginners in website creation, because it’s simple to use. This open source CMS solution features a clear, comprehensive administration interface. You can choose your language while browsing. This interface is also customizable. In fact, this is what sets WordPress apart from other CMS solutions. It offers a range of color themes for easy back-end customization. Apart from this, WordPress provides users with plugins that enhance its ergonomics.

How does the installation of the WordPress CMS work?

The installation time for WordPress is generally very fast. What’s more, some hosts do it automatically. If you want to create a basic site, installation is as easy as child’s play. On the other hand, if you want to create a truly professional site, we recommend you call in a WordPress expert. To find one, go to BeFreelancr (featured in this article).

What does the tool do and how does it work?

Content editing

The WordPress CMS works in blocks using the HTML5 standard. However, its components can be added using the drag-and-drop system. The only drawback is that the various operations on text are very limited (bold, link, italic, alignment, etc.)

Referencing and taxonomy

The WordPress content manager is a perfect tool for SEO. In fact, it beats out Drupal and Joomla in terms of natural referencing and SEO scores. To improve your SEO, it offers slugs and numerous tags. You can also optimize your SEO by installing extensions like Yoast.

Social networks

Thanks to the WordPress CMS, you can share content on social networks like Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, etc.

Accessibility and relativity

WordPress advocates the ” Mobile First ” trend. You can then choose responsive design themes by purchasing adapted plugins.

Portability of all your data


The WordPress CMS offers users a tool for exporting your data, pages and posts in XML format. They also support various extensions allowing users to make regular, automatic database backups. You can also transfer all this data to other CMSs using plugins like Ghost.

Customization options

WordPress is fully customizable. You can customize the front office by choosing your theme from the templates (paid or free) on offer. You can also customize the functionalities.

  • Security and support: updates have the role of securing websites in addition to passwords and various coding. They also make sites more reliable. For WordPress, both its core and extensions undergo regular updates.
  • Documentation: In terms of documentation, the WordPress CMS is rich in information. If you have any concerns about managing your website, there will always be developers, simple users or specialists of any kind to help you.

What are the advantages of the WordPress CMS?

Do you want to know what I think about the WordPress CMS ? First, I’d like to tell you the strengths and weaknesses of this CMS.

  • Quick to learn
  • Polyvalence
  • Thousands of themes
  • Various extensions

What are the drawbacks of the WordPress CMS?

  • Target of piracy
  • Target of spambot
  • Inappropriate for sites containing hundreds of pages.

How much does the WordPress CMS cost?

WordPress CMS includes several packages.

  • Free package : This package includes very limited storage space as well as ads.
  • Premium package : 8.25 euros per month
  • Business package : 24.92 euros per month

What do we think of the WordPress CMS?

It’s fair to say that the WordPress CMS has literally conquered the Web. It excels in terms of intuitiveness, free access, aesthetics, functional richness and, above all, versatility. As a result, it attracts a wide range of users, in particular small and medium-sized businesses, self-taught professionals and the self-employed. This WordPress CMS also seduces users with its great SEO capabilities. On the other hand, WordPress is a target for cyber attacks. It is therefore necessary to check its relevance and to have real know-how for its maintenance and operation.

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