How to Make the Most of WordPress

How to Make the Most of WordPress

WordPress isn’t only the leading platform on the Internet. It’s also the most promising content management system (CMS) on the Web, due to its enormous potential. With thousands of developers and contributors and its open-source nature, WP is useful for every newcomer to the online business stage. So, what main roles can this great system play for different users now and in the near future?

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Career showcase

The global labor market is so hectic that a growing number of people have to go an extra mile in presenting their work experience. Firstly, having a LinkedIn profile became a must. After that, employers started requiring that job candidates have separate websites that would exhibit their resumes and portfolios. This is something that you can use WordPress for – an online folder that will display all the projects and works you’ve finished in your career up to now. It’s free of charge, it can be beautifully designed and it’s considered a great advantage when applying for a job these days.

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Productive blogging

Since WP started out as a blogging platform, the most logical thing to do is use this CMS for your blogging effort. The greatest benefit you can get from this WP function is that you can edit and manage your blog without detailed knowledge of HTML. It’s so simple and user-friendly that your only concern here is your content. What’s even better, you can move your blog to any other platform at any moment. However, thanks to the flexible nature of WP, it’s not common to do it.

Finally, you can choose among a huge variety of responsive themes for your blog. This is an extremely practical advantage, since well-designed visuals will improve the UX of the blog.

Professional magazine

You don’t have to be a media mogul anymore to launch and run a newspaper. Due to easy access to WP newspaper options, today everybody can start a newspaper or magazine of any sort. If you have any doubts about issuing your publication on WordPress, you should know that some relevant modern magazines use this system – The New Yorker, Variety and Fortune, to name a few. Therefore, if you have creative ideas and a crew of people following your publishing ambition, don’t hesitate to use WP as a base for your online magazine.

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Ticket e-office

If you want to launch a career as an event organizer, you can improve your work with a WP event ticketing plugin. Also, every single company organizing a business show or any other guild event can make great use of such a plugin. This is so for a number of reasons. Firstly, your assets are well protected, due to its special protection system. Secondly, you don’t have to hire any mediators to your organization process, which means no commissions. Finally, using this plugin will keep some money in your pocket, as well, contributing to a more reasonable budget.

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Company website

Last, but not the least, you can use WP to make a full-scale company website. WP developers offer a large number of customizable themes, widgets and plugins that will fulfill the expectations of every entrepreneur. The best of all is that most of them are completely free of charge. Nevertheless, there are some that are paid for, but the free ones will do for the majority of your demands.

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Similarly to its blogging options, WP also reduces the HTML hassle and offers a user-friendly interface. That way, every business owner can use it in a smooth and stress-free way.

Although it’s been with us since 2003, the usability and practicality of WordPress isn’t wearing off. On the contrary, its functions are becoming both simpler and even more practical. Therefore, its users should keep trying its options, so as to find the best combination for their online needs.

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