How WordPress Transformed Site Creation. By: Jorge Soto

Escrito por: Jorge Soto, Desarrollador WordPress, Moveapps.

I remember with nostalgia those early years after graduating as a programmer analyst. Back then, my greatest passion was web development, a fascination that endures to this day. In this post, I’ll talk a bit about how WordPress transformed site creation and how it has evolved over the years.

My beginnings involved creating sites from scratch using PHP. It was a challenging but rewarding journey until one day, WordPress entered the scene and completely changed my perspective on development. At first, I struggled to adapt to this new way of working, but over time, its management became much more intuitive.


How WordPress Changed Site Creation

Strengths and part of WordPress’s history

What started out as simply a blogging platform in 2003 has evolved into a transformative force that has completely revolutionized the way we create and manage websites. In its early days, WordPress was mostly recognized as a tool for blogging. However, its ability to facilitate content creation and management quickly attracted users from around the world.

As users’ needs evolved, WordPress also underwent significant transformation, becoming a full-fledged Content Management System (CMS).



Powerful CMS WordPressContributions of WordPress

Another significant contribution of WordPress to site creation was the introduction of themes These pre-designed packages allowed users to change the visual appearance of their websites. The diversity of available themes, combined with ease of customization, eliminated the need for advanced coding skills to achieve attractive sites.

Moreover, the true magic of WordPress lies in its extensive community of developers and the rich ecosystem of plugins. These small snippets of code extend WordPress’s basic functionalities limitlessly.

From creating image galleries to setting up online stores, the WordPress plugin community has empowered users to customize their sites according to their specific needs, without the need for deep technical knowledge.


In E-commerce

WordPress has also had a positive impact on the creation of e-commerce stores by providing a versatile, user-friendly, and highly customizable platform through its popular WooCommerce plugin. This has democratized access to online commerce and has enabled a variety of businesses to establish and manage their operations effectively in the digital world.

In summary, WordPress has left an indelible mark on the way we conceive and manage websites. From its beginnings as a blogging platform to its metamorphosis into a versatile Content Management System (CMS). As it continues to evolve, the legacy of WordPress endures as a testament to how a simple idea can permanently transform the web landscape.

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Publicado originalmente el 31 de January de 2024, modificado 22 de February de 2024