As an active member in the WordPress community, I was able to take part in the latest major version release: WordPress 3.9.
Starting with just a simple line of code 11 years ago, WordPress has evolved to become the platform of more than 74 million websites.
Even with a vast array of competitors offering similar functionality, WordPress still dominates the CMS market with a 21.9% market share.
WordPress is the most dominant CMS on the market.
18.9% of websites run on WordPress and, just last year alone, it’s been downloaded 46 million times according Matt Mullenweg, the publishing platform’s creator.
This is a review of the top blank WordPress theme choices.
WordPress is a popular website publishing platform. What once was primarily a blogging system has now evolved into a flexible and robust CMS used by both small businesses and large corporations alike.
If you run more than one WordPress install, or if you have clients that run WordPress sites that you’re responsible for, then you know how much of a pain it can be to log in to each site every time you need to do things like update plugins, themes, or WordPress core itself.
With the release of WordPress 3.0, we now have the ability to create a network of WordPress sites with one installation through the multisite feature. However, your needs may go beyond what multisite allows you to do, and so you may need to explore other options.
WordPress plugins are great; they can save you time, speed up your website, improve SEO, and more. Plugins allow web designers and developers the ability to build sophisticated websites quicker and (possibly) better. With more than 20,000 plugins and over 330,000,000 downloads in the official WordPress plugin directory, there’s no question that plugins are an important component of the WordPress ecosystem.
But there’s a downside to using WordPress plugins. Relying too much on plugins can expose your site to an increasingly wide variety of risks.
Let’s discuss the problem with plugins and things you should consider before installing one.