WordPress is one of the most popular Content Management Systems (CMS) available today and it's flexibility, ease of use, and customizable themes make it a clear winner for small-medium sized businesses to grow their online web presence. This article discusses some of the main reasons I develop websites using WordPress.
A few years back I had a client request their project be developed using the Genesis framework by StudioPress. At the time, I had only heard of it but never actually gotten the chance to use it. When this project came up, you can bet I was thrilled to get the opportunity to build something with it.
So you've decided to build your website on WordPress, and the design and functionality are of your utmost concern. What you will need to decide is if your needs can be satisfied by a pre-build theme with some customizations or if you need a fully custom developed website theme just for you.
WordPress security is a top concern for business owners and the potential threat of your website getting hacked is a scary thought. A few years ago, a website I built on WordPress was victim to such an attack that left me relentlessly trying to salvage what I could and restore the website to its originality.