May 19, 2022
Originally launched as a blogging platform, WordPress has become one of the most popular content management systems in the world, with usage growing an average of 12% per year since 2011, reports W3Techs. According to the same source, the platform powers two out of five websites on the Internet and is used by 65.2% of all websites using a content management system.
DesignRush, a B2B marketplace connecting businesses to agencies, leveraged its network of 13,000 agencies for quick insights – or “QuickSights” – on why WordPress is still the most popular website builder. in the world.
1) “NO CODE” SOLUTION
Azuro Digital owner Daniel Houle claims that WordPress is the only true “no-code” website builder on the market that offers simple plugins for almost every feature.
“WordPress competitors tout themselves as ‘no-code’ solutions, but if you need to do something complex (or even something that should be simple) on a platform like Wix, you’ll need to add custom code”, Houle said. “WordPress is the only true ‘no-code’ solution because it has a simple plugin for almost every feature.”
According to Delower Hossain, founder and CEO of Dbuggers, the popularity of WordPress comes from its flexibility, allowing businesses to create any type of website.
“WordPress is a popular website building tool that lets you build any type of website you can think of,” Hossain said. “It’s extremely flexible, which means you have full control over your website’s design and functionality.”
According to Alexey Astakhov, VP of Engineering at *instinctools, WordPress websites are highly scalable, allowing you to grow them as your business grows and quickly turn a simple site of a few pages into a marketplace. fully fledged.
“[…] This CMS allows your site to evolve smoothly with your business needs and goals,” Astakhov said. “You can start with a small solution, which does not go beyond a standard layout and basic functions, and, over time, expand it to a full-fledged market with a custom design, a multi-currency feature and integrations with a plethora of third-party services.
4) SEO FRIENDLINESS
Rishi Shoorik, Managing Director of Purpledot, suggests that what makes WordPress impressive is its SEO friendliness while emphasizing that the platform helps drive organic results.
“[…] As a company that develops websites, e-commerce platforms and digital marketing, we suggest our clients to go for WordPress especially when they are looking to go for SEO as it is very SEO-friendly,” Shoorik said.
“We’ve seen clients improve their rankings in search results within 2-3 months. They jumped places from page 3 to page 1 on organic search. There’s definitely a 10% to 20% change that we’ve seen in customers who have switched to WordPress.
5) MILLIONS OF FREE AND PREMIUM PLUGINS AND THEMES
Tushar Garg, Director of Reverse Thought Creative Studio, believes that WordPress is such a popular builder mainly for its access to millions of free and premium plugins and themes that help customize websites and provide an intuitive user experience.
“WordPress has been around since 2003 and the trust it has built along the way is tremendous,” Garg said. “The key factor that makes WordPress the most popular and unique is its ability to connect with millions of free and premium plugins and themes. With this, you can fine-tune the look and functions of your website with a simple and fast [installation] with the best user interface and the best experience.”
DesignRush has released May’s list of the best WordPress website design companies that help businesses create user-friendly, SEO-optimized websites.
1. Azuro Digital – azurodigital.com
Expertise: Web design and development, SEO, branding and more
2. Real Media Factory – rmf.marketing
Expertise: web design, web development, SEO optimized content creation, etc.
3. Prateeksha Web Design – prateeksha.com
Expertise: Web Design, Web Hosting, SEO and more
4. Debuggers – dbuggers.com
Expertise: web design and development, e-commerce development, website maintenance and more
5. CodeLabs – codelabs.inc
Expertise: web development, application development, website maintenance, etc.
6. *instinctools – instinctools.com
Expertise: web design and development, application development, software development, etc.
7. Griffon Webstudios – griffonwebstudios.com
Expertise: Web development, application development, SEO, etc.
8. Purpledot – purpledot.com
Expertise: web design, web application development, web hosting and more
9. Reverse Thought – reverse Thought.com
Expertise: web design, CMS development, UX/UI design and more
10. Zoewebs – zoewebs.com
Expertise: web design, e-commerce design, graphic design and more
11. Oranks Infotech – oranks.com
Expertise: web design, web development, web analytics and more
12. Web Design Gator – webdesigngator.com
Expertise: web development, CMS development, e-commerce development and more
13. Galora Media – galoramedia.com
Expertise: Web Design, UX/UI Design, Branding and more
14. WDL.Digital – websitedesigners.london
Expertise: web design and development, graphic design, branding and more
15. Create Element – createelementslo.com
Expertise: web design, local SEO, organic SEO, etc.
Brands can explore the best WordPress web design companies by location, size, average hourly rate, and portfolio on DesignRush.
DesignRush.com is a B2B marketplace connecting businesses and agencies through expert reviews and agency rankings, awards, knowledge resources, and personalized agency recommendations for approved projects.