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Do most people build their niche sites using wordpress? If so, why?
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  • Profile picture of the author misharuski
    Because its very easy to set-up especially if you have a good theme!
    For Example; "The Flexibility" Theme for WP is perfect
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  • Profile picture of the author Targeted Traffic
    Why?

    - provides good SEO right out of the box.
    - easy to update content on your website without knowing HTML.
    - imagine free design themes, or the ability to extend your website with polls, contact forms, ratings or hundreds of other cool features without having to hire a web developer.
    - quick & easy installation
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  • Profile picture of the author Izzy9
    I personally like starting out with wordpress because its very manageable to use. I would recommend it to people who are starting out with their first few sites.
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    • Profile picture of the author NeilC
      Wordpress is great to use and if you set up a Wordpress master file or website clone you can get sites created much faster.

      Under two hours including content, images, etc and ready for promotion depending on exactly what I want to do with the site.
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  • Profile picture of the author winrar
    WP is my favorite. Though I understand HTML and PHP, I wouldn't look into the code because WP is almost ready to use.
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  • Profile picture of the author addison.agnote
    Yes. because it is easy to use, not to mention that it is cheap and free. With WordPress you enter the Do-It-Yourself world. No more waiting for and paying a programmer to fix a tiny error, saving you time and money. Lastly, WordPress also makes it easier to optimize your search engine results. That means your site is more likely to land on the first page of Google results, which means people are more likely to find you.
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  • Profile picture of the author joemayerich
    Just curious, I use 2 sites, 1 word press and the other someone built it for me and was expensive. Just wanted to know what people prefer.
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  • Profile picture of the author Rough Outline
    I use wordpress because it's really easy to use, you don't need any coding experience or skill either. The ability to easily add plug-ins, change themes and your site's layout through widgets makes it a no brainer for me.
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  • Profile picture of the author Sabiha
    Wordpress can be set up easily and quickly with one click setup provided by Fantastico script present in all cPanels. It is free, SEO optimized and easy to update and you have tons and tons of free themes and free plugins to make any kind of blog. Even the paid themes and plugins are not too expensive and add fancy bells and whistles to a blog.

    Because of the very large user base, more and more developers have started developing scripts and softwares specially for wordpress. I doubt if any other content management system has so many custom designed products to it's name.
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  • Profile picture of the author omurphy22
    As others have managed, wordpress is very easy to install and maintain, even for the total non-techie. Also, there are a number of excellent SEO related plugins to get things going right off the bat.

    Wordpress isn't just for newbs either, major news organizations like Techcrunch and CNN use it too. It's an extremely powerful, not to mention free, CMS.

    Really, the only negative I can think of with wordpress is that it's sometimes fairly vulnerable to hacks. I recently had my wordpress blogs get hacked because of a certain plugin (phpmyadmin for wordpress), which was pretty annoying.
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  • Profile picture of the author aileengallagher
    Wordpress is brilliant for newbies...allows them to quickly get websites and lead capture pages set up quickly, so they can concentrate on what really matters...marketing.
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