Wordpress.com VIP Review

The quickest and most cost-effective way to get a fully functional website up.

Valuable Features:

- Easy to use and easy to assemble a fully working wordpress site - Flexible in terms of hosting - WP can host your site or you can host it on your own server - Plenty of themes available (free and commercial) - Search Engine friendly (Google bot likes WP sites) - Has a built in content management, so you can upload new content and even arrange the layout on a daily basis

Room for Improvement:

- The code behind a WP theme is not easy to modify in case you need additional features not provided by the theme.

Other Advice:

If you want a website ASAP, that is also search engine friendly, I suggest you download a WP theme and hire a WP developer. A fully functional website can be up in a matter of hours. You are then free to modify the content and add images and even change the layout to your heart's content!
**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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author avatarit_user3894 (IT Administrator at a university with 501-1,000 employees)

Wordpress is very easy to use and quick to learn.It took me less than one week and i can now customize and functions and themes.It is very easy and quick to come up with a fully functional wordpress site.

author avatarit_user4401 (Developer at a transportation company with 1,001-5,000 employees)

As a con, I would like to add the security, which is the most talked about issue. Wordpress is very popular and it has many themes and plugins available which may contain vulnerable code. Best example of this is probably the image scaling script (timthumb) that was installed on millions of Wordpress sites through themes and made them open for automated hacking tools. I think that is important to keep WordPress core and all extensions up to date at any time.

author avatarit_user6579 (Engineer at a tech services company with 1,001-5,000 employees)

Learning curve is less compared to other CMS like Joomla, Drupal. Even person with no or less technical expertise can create websites. Wordpress proves to be a perfect example of encapsulation according to Object Oriented Concepts.

author avatarit_user1068 (Tech Support Staff at a tech company with 1,001-5,000 employees)

There are people who know nothing about programming languages but wish to own a site or blog. There are others who get sick by the mention of a programming language like Java. Things cannot get better than what Wordpress offer its users. I created and run two sites and one blog on Wordpress. It is one of the best programs that allow people to create sites and blogs which they can upgrade at affordable costs. This author could not have been more right.