You've heard it a thousand times: WordPress is the most popular content management system (aka CMS) in the world. W3Techs reports that 59% of websites using a CMS are built on WordPress. It was so successful that it almost became synonymous with CMS!
So what makes WordPress the first choice for millions of developers, designers, and anyone who really needs a website?
First of all, WordPress is free and open source. Not only does that mean you get it for free (duh), but teams of developers from all over the world are constantly working to improve it. In addition, there are tons of plugins that integrate with the platform. With these, you can add a variety of features to your website - from image sliders to calendars, news feeds, spam filters, and more. It's also very easy to use: the interface is simple and intuitive, and the web is full of various WP tutorials to help you get the most out of it.
In short, it's a very versatile system that lets you build almost any type of website you can think of.
Yes, don't make the mistake of thinking that WordPress is only for small business websites, blogs, and other small to medium projects of any kind. This is far from the truth! Many sophisticated ecommerce sites are built on WordPress and it does a great job 😉
Another great thing about it? Very easy to customize. You don't need to be a web developer to personalize your WordPress site: you can use the dashboard and use themes to make it look great.
A WordPress theme is what this page is all about! What do you do? Glad you asked. We're talking about pre-designed and ready-made layouts that can be applied to your website. If your WordPress dashboard allows you to work with your website’s content (categories, subcategories, sections, pages, text, etc.), then a theme defines how your website will look. Its visual design and interaction. What color should the background be? How to highlight links on mouseover? Will there be a big slider on the homepage? This is a topic.
If you need to build a website but don't have the time or skills to design it yourself, you've come to the right place. Hollands Software is home to a huge and diverse library of WordPress themes created by a global creative community...but there's more. Let's take a closer look at what makes these themes so great... let's get started.