In last five years Website Development has witnessed exponential growth. Internet is flooded with thousands of web designing companies and freelancers both. Large companies can afford to employ in-house web development team that can take care of their content management but for small and medium enterprises, content management is a tedious task.
However there are some open source content management systems (CMS) which can be used for content management at affordable rates. One of the most popular CMS is WordPress. It is a robust CMS that allows hierarchical system controlled by an administrator, who can assign the task of managing content to employees according to their pecking order.
It was launched as a blogging platform but now you can use WordPress Development tools to develop a website from scratch. Even though it’s easier to handle WordPress, entrepreneurs prefer to hire developers for custom Website Development. Websites designed in WordPress are easy to manage so you don’t have to call your developer every time you want to change/ update content on your website.
WordPressDevelopment is very popular for two main reasons, firstly it is free and secondly it offers unlimited functionality. It also offers automatic updates to its users. This is the most SEO friendly CMS with a strong community support. WordPress offers easy customisation of your website. There are thousands of themes, plug-ins, add-ons and modules which can be used to make your website more beautiful.
Many small and medium enterprises with limited budget find WordPress ideal platform to launch their ecommerce website. Being open source, it is very affordable EcommerceDevelopment platform for them. People are familiar with WordPress ecommerce system and it is extremely SEO friendly.
Though WordPress Development is SEO friendly and affordable, it has certain drawbacks. WordPress is not a very ideal platform for large Ecommerce Development with extensive database requirements. Though it can handle small and medium sized ecommerce website very effectively, it fails to do so in case of large ecommerce websites.
The number of concurrent orders on your ecommerce website can overwhelm the WordPress server resulting in slowing down of your website, worst case scenario being non responsive website. There are other CMS like Magento, Joomla and Drupal which can be used for complex Ecommerce Development. That’s why many entrepreneurs choose to hire Magento or Joomla Developers to develop bigger and complicated ecommerce websites once they have reached WordPress threshold.