AdverGroup Web Design specializes in Wordpress Web Site Development for local clients in the Chicago area and it surrounding suburbs. WordPress is web software and personal publishing system built on PHP and MySQL and licensed under the GPLv2 that can be used to create a beautiful websites or blogs. WordPress is a an Open Source solution which is updated constantly. However, it roots and development go back to 2001.
Wordpress provides a core database system that is based on a modular and expandable framework. This allows you to take advantage of the vast network of Open Source Developers that create plugins and widgets for use in Wordpress Websites. In using these plugins and widgets, a Wordpress Web Designer can implement complex function abilities as dictated by their clients’ needs or desires.
Are you interested in having a professional looking website that you can edit and update yourself? Wordpress is the world’s most popular open source web development tool. A quick search on Alexa.com will reveal that the previous statement is the truth. As Wordpress.com is the 18th top site in the world and the 21st top website in the united states (as of 4/17/2014). Wordpress.org is listed as the 72nd top site in the world, and the 56th top website in the united states (as of 4/17/2014).
What is the difference between Wordpress.com and Wordpress.org?
Wordpress.org is the main site for the actual software. When visiting Wordpress.org you can download and install the actual software script called WordPress for FREE. However, to install and utilize the Wordpress application you need a web host who meets the minimum requirements and as well as some know how as to how to install and configure Wordpress.
WordPress.com is an actual service which lets you get started with a new and WordPress-based blog in seconds, but varies in several ways and is less flexible than the WordPress you download and install yourself.
With millions of websites running on Wordpress, the software is used by individuals, small & medium-sized businesses, and large organizations worldwide to easily create & build a variety of websites & web-enabled applications. WordPress is completely customizable and can be used for almost anything.
In order to understand what Wordpress is, you must first understand the concept of a blog as well as a content management system (CMS).
A blog is a type of website that shows that newest content at the top of the page. A blog can also be one part of a website with multiple pages. Using Wordpress you can easily add pages and other components which provide special function ability to your blog or website in seconds in seconds.
A content management system is software that keeps track of every piece of content on your Web site, much like your local public library keeps track of books and stores them. Users utilize a web based administrator dashboard which acts as controls for your content management system. Content can be simple text, photos, music, video, documents, or just about anything you can think of. A major advantage of using a CMS is that it requires almost no technical skill or knowledge to manage.
Wordpress is used all over the world to power Web sites of all shapes and sizes.
- Blog Websites
- Corporate Web sites or portals
- Corporate intranets and extranets
- Community-based portals
- Online magazines, newspapers, and publications
- E-commerce and online reservations
- Government applications
- Image Gallery, Audio and Video Websites
- Small business Web sites
- Non-profit and organizational Web sites
- School and church Web sites
- Personal or family homepages
Even though Wordpress is a free open source web solution, it is important to realize that hiring a professional web designer is important to ensure that your site is installed and configured correctly for search engine optimization. Otherwise, your website will be useless when it is blind to search engine results.
Whether you are seeking a local Wordpress Developer in the Chicago area, or you are out of state, AdverGroup Web Design can assist you in developing a custom Wordpress Website that will accomplish all of your objectives! Not only do we build attractive and professional looking websites, we develop websites that include search engine optimized content that can put your website at the top of search engine results pages. Contact us today to discuss how AdverGroup Web Design can assist you in the development and success of your website!