Why WordPress Powers So Many Websites

WordPress as a Content Management System is one of the most useful tools that anyone building a website can take advantage of. With thousands of plugins at your disposal, you can really make any website you desire when it comes to WordPress.

This flexibility is why WordPress has quickly become one of the most used CMS’s out there. According to studies, at least 39 percent of websites currently use WordPress as their primary CMS. This is the largest by a significant margin. What makes this so surprising is that you likely don’t even realize when you’re on a WordPress website.

It would be easy to believe a builder like WordPress that is, on the surface, so simple and easy looking, would be so complicated. However, WordPress actually an extremely customizable CMS tool. You can choose templates, HTML, a mix of the two, or any of the other hundreds of design choices that the plugins allow you to make.

For years WordPress was thought of as nothing more than a blogging tool, but it has proven to be so much more. The kinds of websites you can make on WordPress include:

  • Ecommerce
  • Informational
  • Service based
  • Job boards
  • Portfolios
  • Blogs

With so many different websites under their belt, you can see why WordPress is such a well known and popular tool today. This does raise the question, however, of what it is that made WordPress so popular in the first place.


We’ve said it already, but plugins are what makes WordPress the useful CMS it is. The numerous options allow you to really customize your website. Want an eCommerce website with a blog on the side that explains how great your products are? You can do it! Just install the correct plugins!

SEO Optimization

There isn’t much benefit to having a website if you can’t get people to use it. While many competing CMS’s such as Wix or GoDaddy can be used to build a website, they hide many of the useful tools to maximize your SEO potential behind a wall only they can access. With WordPress, you’ll be able to take advantage of every SEO trick in the book.

A Known Quantity

When you have a problem with WordPress, you know that you can search for a solution on something like Google, and you will find the answer you’re looking for. The benefit of using the most popular platform is it is almost impossible to find a problem that has never been experienced before. This known quantity is a perfect safety net.

Let Power Surge Assist You

Want to know more about how you can create your own WordPress website? Contact Power Surge today. Once we have you set up with all the benefits that only Power Surge users receive, we will give you a website with WordPress pre-installed. From that point, it will be up to you to make the website how you want it. Of course, you can always come to us for assistance with our 24/7 customer support team.