Why Choose WordPress?

Why Choose WordPress?

Why do I need a WordPress web site?
The main reasons a company would want a WordPress web site are to improve customer service, develop their corporate image, find new prospects, increase visibility, perform transactions, expand their market, meet their customers expectations, reduce their costs, and to catch up and surpass the competition. WordPress enables you the web site owner to load page content easily without having to hire an intermediary. This means you can communicate with your clients more directly.

SEO or how do people find out about my web site?
The best way for the public to find out about your web site is to add your URL to all of your advertising media and collateral. Make sure you put your web site address on your business cards, brochures, magazine ads, radio ads, newspaper ads, TV ads, press releases, and trade show publications. Internet users utilize “Search Engines” to find things on the web. We can add you to the most popular search engines so that people can find your site based on key words (meta tags) you choose. In addition, there are a number of paid solutions. We can configure your web site out so that it is Search Engine Optimized out of the box.

How do I get my own web address?
This is also known as a domain name. A company called InterNIC controls the names to make sure there are no duplicates. There is an initial fee to register your domain name and an annual fee to keep your domain name registered. You will also need a place to host your site. There are a few different options and where you host your site often depends on the type of site you have. We have a number of solutions and can help arrange this for you.

How can I post my pictures through WordPress?
Posting a digital image is remarkably simple. Just select the media button in the WordPress admin area, browse to the image you want to upload and WordPress will upload the image and resize it proportionally in thumbnail, small, medium and large sizes. To post you simply select the image from your media folder and choose the proper positioning. WordPress does the rest.

How do I “refresh” a page to see the changes?
WordPress saves (caches) pages that you are working on so that you can recover the page you are working on if you get interrupted. Furthermore, WordPress save a record of your changes over time so if you would like to roll back a page, or compare it to a an earlier version you can do that at the click of a button. If you would like to see the result of your work without committing to posting it simply click the Preview Changes button in the upper right side of the screen. If you would like to save but not publish it set the status to draft. Otherwise just hit the Update page and voila…

What if we don’t want to update content ourselves?
When the project is finished we can arrange a low cost maintenance program for simple updates and posts. You send us what ever materials you would like posted wand we do theare completely satisfied you, the client, will own everything except source files, which can be made available to you. We will make these files available for download on our extranet where you can login at any time.

We hope that you found our list of FAQ’s helpful and that we were able to answer most of your questions. Please contact us today for answers to any of your other questions.

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