Why WordPress

You might have guessed this blog runs on WordPress. What you might now have guessed is why this blog runs on WordPress and has since we created it back in 2010.

Every once in a while someone will contact us (and yes, we do read the comments and emails!) and want to know who hosts our site and why we use WordPress in the first place.

My answer has always been WordPress is easy to use and fairly intuitive. You don’t need to know a lot of HTML to get started. You also don’t need to invest a lot of time into WordPress to publish your first posts or design a website. When I started, I knew nothing about coding or what constituted a good blog or website. I only knew it had to be:

  1. Easy to find
  2. Easy to read
  3. Easy to write on
  4. Easy to publish

WordPress met all of those requirements and over time has grown to include many more features. I’ve used the platform for seven years, which is a really long time to be committed to one space.

Turns out, WordPress likes it when I talk about them and approached us about sponsoring this post. In addition to

Here are a few additional reasons why WordPress.com is the best place to create your website or blog:

  • WordPress powers over 27 percent of the web, so your site joins the ranks of big names like The New York Times, CNN, and many more.
  • Get a custom domain name to claim your special address on the web.
  • Choose from among free and premium themes to create the perfect look for your site.
  • Broadcast and re-share your posts to promote your brand on social media such as Twitter and Facebook.
  • Attend live courses offered by our Happiness Engineers to get the most out of your site.

Check out plans and pricing and sign up for WordPress.com today.

We are happy to answer questions or share more about how and why we use WordPress. Just drop us a note or comment below!

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