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There is absolutely no reason to deny the fact that blogging one of the most popular activities in the world today. Just a decade ago, posting your diary online was considered insane, but now it is clearly becoming the craze among today’s overwhelming population of netizens. Not only have people discovered blogging to be a fun way of releasing and expressing oneself to the world, many enterprising individuals have also found it a way to earn some extra income.

With such great offerings from a simple activity, there is no wonder how blogging is rapidly becoming widespread. However, while some people find blabbing about their lives as easy as breathing, the greater majority still finds it quite difficult to create and maintain their blogs. Designing blogs can be a difficult endeavour, especially for the newbies. Luckily, blog making woes can easily be resolved through the help of WordPress.

What WordPress Is

WordPress is basically a publishing program that is designed to enhance the jobs of bloggers. It speeds up the blog writing process by providing a wide array of tools that makes the creation of blogs easier than it usually is. WordPress is a very powerful platform for personal publishing. Not only does it make the process of blog designing easy, it also helps one make blog quite appealing and attractive.

WordPress is software and not a blog hosting service per se. Thus, WordPress can be used on practically any web hosting service, making it very flexible for its many users. Indeed, WordPress does have its own hosting service, which is WordPress.com, but many bloggers use the platform with other hosts because it is found to be very reliable, compliant to most existing standards, quick, light, and best of all free.

What Else Makes WordPress So Great?

WordPress can be used practically anywhere, in terms of blog designing. It is designed to be locally installed in whatever location a user prefers, whether in one’s own server, or in a hosting account. This allows one to have complete control with one’s blog. This makes it quite different from services hosted by third parties. WordPress can even be installed in one’s desktop or even on a company Intranet. Thus, the benefit of blogging could be extended to many places.

WordPress also provides for an effective and reliable user management. This allows a blog owner to control the access levels of different users. A blog owner can control the ability of users to make changes in the blog. Users are also given the ability to define their profiles for them to post certain information they would want to post as users of a blog. This helps in establishing a good line of communication between blog owners and users.

WordPress is very much compliant to industry standards, particularly UTC (Universal Coordinated Time), which provides for optimal compatibility to and with other systems. The UTC compliance also allows accurate storage of time-related items for one’s database, making it quite easy to track when things are posted, or how long they have been posted, whatever the time zones involved are. This is necessary for synchronization among users in various locations worldwide.

WordPress is also very easy to install of upgrade. Its 5-minute installation is quite a famous manifestation of the software’s straightforwardness and user-friendliness. Upgrades are made regularly, and are just as easy, if not even easier, as the installation process.

What Makes WordPress a Useful Tool for Making Money Online?

The features of WordPress make it an indispensable tool for online moneymaking activities. When using a blog as a means of earning income, one needs a platform that makes designing and updating pages quick and easy. And this is exactly what WordPress does. The fast page creation it facilitates is very much needed in keeping those profitable pages easy to renew on a regular basis. WordPress’ compliance to universal standards also makes it easier for online entrepreneurs to reach all target markets, allowing for maximum profitability of the site. Since WordPress can be installed practically anywhere, there would be no location-related problems for the Internet marketing site.

There are several other useful features that WordPress can offer. Bloggers can surely benefit from this remarkable instrument for any purpose that they would need for their blogs whether it be for profit or just for plain online enjoyment. WordPress can truly make blogging fun, fast, and easy. 

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