WordPress development agency services
WordPress Content Management System – Summary
WordPress is one of the most popular open-source content management system written in PHP. It powers more than 30% of the web, from brand new bloggers to the world’s biggest brands. Earlier WP was mostly used to develop blogs, but today almost any type of website can be developed with the help of WordPress.
WordPress has already many predeveloped themes, how a site is structured (which menu points, which page layouts etc – check wordpress.org for these themes) and also it has many-many pre-developed plugins which to usually add most common functions like:
- Contact form
- Google analytics integration, tag manager
- Newsletter subscription (eg: Mailchimp integration)
- SEO plugins
- Picture size optimizer
- Special image gallery plugins
- Managing multiple languages
- It is one of the most popular CMS, many users already know how to use it.
- It’s content management system is easy to understand and use
- It is very easy to set up, basic functions have already good predeveloped plugins – so the starting costs are lower
- This is the best solution for simple website like company introduction portals. It could be a good solution with Woocommerce plugin also for smaller E- commerce websites (not having more than 100-200 products)
- It is open source – so it is easily portable between different development agencies. It is updated by large community continuously, new plugins and extra safety features are developed regularly.
Disadvantages of Wordpress:
WordPress is a good choice in many cases, however there are some cases when picking another CMS might be more effective:
- It is not designed to handle large websites like 30+ pages, 200+ articles – In this case it might get slow and unstable.
- If there are special functions like:
- Connecting to other 3rd party systems (CRM system, invoicing system, booking system etc)
- If there is a large database
- Map to visualize spots on it (can be done also in WP it depends)
- Complex user management
- Creating invoices, statistic about invoices
- Generally, for larger and more complex websites WP is not the best choice.
WordPress developer agency - Swiss Tomato Why pick us?
Swiss Tomato is one of the best WordPress developers in Switzerland with many global and local clients. With the help of our flexible team we grant you quick development times. We will guide you through the whole process from the design phase till setting your new portal live. We are proud that Swiss Tomato has been awarded multiple times in Switzerland: Best of Swiss App 2015 Finalist, Meilleur du Web 2016, 2017 – Top 3.