Why should Gold Coast businesses use WordPress?


At Gold Coast Websites we have a team of WordPress developers who have been developing websites for many years. There are many reasons why WordPress is considered the best open source platform for developing data driven websites. Here is a summary of why Gold Coast businesses use WordPress:

  • The WordPress admin is user friendly with a shallow learning curve for the non-computer savvy. The backend is easy to navigate and to publish or edit content with similarities to a Word document.
  • WordPress now powers over 18% of the Web.
  • WordPress is open source so the software is FREE to use!
  • Huge community as it is the most popular open source CMS on the web. You can always find a reliable WordPress developer.
  • SEO friendly – the head of Google’s web spam team says that WordPress is a great choice, taking care of 80-90% of the mechanics of search engine optimisation for you.
  • Full Standards Compliance – every piece of WordPress generated code is in full compliance with the standards set by the W3C. This means that your website will work in today’s browser, while maintaining forward compatibility with the next generation of browser.
  • WordPress is used by global organisations such as eBay, Microsoft, Coca Cola, Nokia.
  • You own the data and the website unlike other self hosted services, eg. Shopify, Bigcommerce.
  • WooCommerce is now the fastest growing eCommerce platform in the world and has been instrumental in encouraging everyday people to create innovative businesses.

Talk to the WordPress professionals at Gold Coast Websites, the local team that knows how get results for your website with WordPress.