Misconceptions about WordPress

WordPress is one of the widely used platforms by the website owners. It is basically the content management system that is been used. ThroughWordPress, nowwebsiteowners can easily edit or alter the content without hiring the website designer. We can say that WordPress has taken over the job of web designer and is easily manageable by the website owner. Apart from such wide spread benefits and popularity, there are few misconceptions about WordPress that is prevalent among the masses. Here we shall discuss a few of the misconceptions that are most common.


There is a common misperception that WordPress is only for blogs and content writing. People get confused between wordpress.org and wordpress.com.Wordpress is used by developers in order to begin their design. WordPress is the forum where an individual can practice complete freedom and can design what he/she want to without considering the constraints.


Many people believe that WordPress is not secure medium to design the website that is not the right perspective. There are 50 security experts and developers that are hired for constantly maintaining the security of the WordPress. Apart from that US military has linked the WordPress with their sites and securing it under national duty. In this way WordPress is the content management system that is 99% secure enough. It has enough mechanism to counter the internal and external threats.

Small businesses:

This is widely known that WordPress has been used by the world’s largest brands including CNN, New York Times, Mercedes-Benz, Sony and the US military of course. These brands are world recognized and they have reach all over the world. So if such larger domain brands are using WordPress then what is the point that WordPresscannot be used for small business? This is clearly a false notion. You can use WordPress for your business irrespective of the nature of business you are running.

Free and good:

It is a generic thinking that things which are given free areof less value or of low quality. Samethinking is about WordPress. AsWordPress is a free forum so people doubt that it must be not good that is why it can be used freely by everyone. IfWordPresswould not of good quality, then it must not have been used by world’s largest brands. WordPress is actually a space that grants complete creative freedom to people to create, design and alter the things in the way they want them to be. WordPress has a large global community who is constantly testing, designing, improving and updating the WordPress. There is a nice WordPress community including employees and other members that work actively for the betterment of the WordPress.

No company:

There is a common argument that is been put forward that there is no official and organized company that is managing WordPress rather there is a small community who are a group of people contributing to the WordPress. While it is true that WordPress is managed by a community but this community does not consists of ordinary people. Rather it contains people who are high tech, dedicated, committed and top notch developers who are constantly working regarding the updates of WordPress. They are all talented people contributing to the progress of WordPress. It is because of these technical people that WordPress is following the practices of top search engine browsers that include Google, Yahoo and Big. They all work following the principles of World Wide Web.

Software Engine Optimization:

There is a misconception that WordPress is not SEO friendly that is not the case actually. WordPress is the forum that best optimizes the content for the search engines and adjust the content according to the needs or standards of the search engine. SoWordPress is SEO friendly platform.

Mobile friendly:

Research suggests that now most people search anything using the android mobile rather than the desktop computer. WordPress gives freedom to people to alter the theme of the site that is not mobile friendly. If the theme you have designed is not mobilefriendly, you can readily change it using WordPress. It is a great advantage on part of WordPress that in order to change a site to become mobile friendly, you just need to alter the themeinstead of designing all the site from scratch. So this is clearly a wrong notion about WordPress that its theme is not mobile friendly. Suppose a website is selling Portable LED TV but the images of TV are not visible in mobile so the theme can easily be changed using WordPress in order to view the images on mobile screen.

Website cost:

People usually think that WordPresswebsites will cost more that is wrong. WordPress sites are actually the one that costs les due to the fact that it does not need a separate website designer. Simply the website owner can design the entire website that cuts the cost of hiring a website designer. SoWordPress is the medium that cost minimal amount.

Guest article written by: Arslan Haider is author of the above blog. He has done his Bachelor in Computer Science from University of Wah. He is a professional Guest Blogger at Mediahicon and loves to write blogs on valuable topics.

5 thoughts on “Misconceptions about WordPress”

  1. WordPress is one of the best websites to choose from when starting up your own websites. It’s so easy to use and plus their audience always encourages you and helps if you stuck in any place. Loved this article.

  2. Thank you for sharing the article!
    Today WordPress powers 40% of the web. Today eCommerce, membership sites are developing on WP. WordPress covers over 52% of the market share for CMSs, powering around 62 million websites globally.

    It’s not only used for blogs but also used for website development, eCommerce sites (woocommerce), membership sites.

    From SEO to security it has a wide range of plugins to help you out.

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