“WordPress isn't perfect, it can sometimes drive you nuts, but when given the option there is no other platform I would use. ”
Themes are tough. They are simultaneously one of the best and worst things about WordPress. There are more WordPress themes than there are themes for all other CMSs combined. There are themes for every style, taste and niche.
Plugins are basically additional features for your site. It’s a way to make WordPress do pretty much whatever the heck you want. It’s a super powerful feature that ensures that WordPress can do basically whatever the heck you want it to. Your only limit is your imagination.
We live in a strange time. People rent almost everything. When is the last time you bought a DVD or an album. It’s been a while hasn’t it. That is because with things like Spotify or Netflix you don’t need to buy anything. It is actually cheaper and easier to just rent everything.
Open source is what makes WordPress great. It something that is frequently mentioned but rarely understood. Open source basically means you are able to build off of the work that came before you to create something even better.
In 2017 there are many terrific options for doing stuff online. It would be dumb to suggest that WordPress is the only real option. While others may try and bash their competitors I can tell you that most of them make a pretty good product (some parts are even better).
I assuming that you’ve read everything on this site. If not, I’ll wait while you go and do so. Ok, all done. No, you skipped one, go back and read them all. Ok, so you are now ready to begin your WordPress journey. That’s great, I’m so happy to hear that, I’m so excited for you.
When getting inspiration I think it's important to showcase cool people doing cool stuff. Don't expect me to talk about big brands or celebrities as I could care less if they are on WordPress.
I want to talk about people who you aspire to become, people who you could actually become. You don't want to be the next time magazine but you might want to be the next Tyler Finck (check out his awesome site off to the left).