It seems that these days, everybody and their brother are using WordPress to run their websites. Although there can be a lot of good reasons to use it for website creation, it would look like not everybody agrees that WordPress is the best option out there.
Websites can experience technical difficulties and would need a lot of management from an agency, especially if it’s created on WordPress.
There ae several disadvantages to WordPress according to Doctor Logic:
- You need a lot of plugins for additional features
- Frequent theme and plugin updates
- Slow page speeds
- Poor SEO rankings
- Website vulnerability
- Websites can go down without notice
Don’t get me wrong, there are a lot of good things WordPress is great for. It can be easy to use, it has a lot of functionality options, and you can really customize it to your heart’s content. If optimized, WordPress sites can be used to generate traffic for your business.
In a Search Engine Journal post, Loren Baker has written about 25 SEO-friendly alternatives that gives you a summary of each one, so you will be a bit more knowledgeable when it comes to making a choice of which one you want to use.