WordPress is the most popular content management system, running over 30% of all websites and growing. WordPress is popular because it is easy to use, has thousands of themes and plugins to choose from, and is free and open source.
So why pay for a WordPress website to be created? While WordPress is easy to use, it still requires an investment of time to learn WordPress and other technologies to create your website and continue to look after it. Themes, plugins, security, host server configuration, upgrades, search engines, compatibility and more.
Once your website has been created, Moreton Bay Websites stays with you. A WordPress Hosting Package looks after the website for you so you can concentrate on what you do best in your business.
WordPress Hosting Packages come with a cPanel web server with WordPress installed and configured for your domain name.
WordPress Plugins are installed for your website. The plugins installed may vary depending on your website. The following plugins are normally installed:
- GP Premium – Premium tools to enhance the GeneratePress theme
- SEO Framework – manage local SEO settings on the website pages and posts, sitemap for use with Google Search, robots.txt
- UpdraftPlus – Backup/Restore – backup with options for offsite storage of the backup
- Contact Form 7 – create online forms such as the Contact Us form
- AddToAny Share Buttons – add buttons to pages and posts to share to social media and links to your associated social media pages
GeneratePress WordPress Theme
Selecting a base theme for use with WordPress can prove to be time consuming and challenging. If you pick the wrong theme your website could suffer with long load times.
Websites created by Moreton Bay Websites use the GeneratePress theme with the GeneratePress Premium plugin. GeneratePress is a lightweight multipurpose theme with a small footprint. It has low page time times and plenty of flexibility.
GeneratePress is a theme for those who are focused on performance with control over how your website looks. It may need a bit more work than other themes out of the box but that is why Moreton Bay Websites do the building for you and your website gets the benefits of an efficient and fast theme.