As I have been mentioning in many of my blog posts that WordPress is no longer just a blogging platform. You can develop corporate websites, ecommerce store or any kind of web application.
WordPress provides not only a variety of features that you can use for your website, but it also let you install & manage those features with just a few clicks. There are plenty of WordPress plugins which you can install and enhance the functionality of your website.
Now you may be wondering what WordPress can do for you. Or may be you are wondering if a WordPress website can really provide you what you want.
In this blog post, I am going too share different kind of websites that you can develop using WordPress.
#1 Personal/Corporate Blog
Needless to mention, WordPress was originally created to create blogs and therefore, it should be on the top of the list. Through WordPress, you can easily create a personal or corporate blog. There are many WordPress plugins through which you can enhance your blog and promote it efficiently.
#2 Corporate Website
If you own a company and looking for a website to showcase your services and get more clients online, a WordPress website can do that job better than any other software.
Why? Simply because if you develop your website using WordPress, you can 100% freedom to manage your website yourself. Yes, you do not need to pay hundreds of dollars to your web developer every time you need to change or add any feature on your website.
#3 Ecommerce Website
For some of you, it may be a bit hard to digest if I say that you can develop a great ecommerce website using WordPress. But, its as true as universe. There are several useful plugins like Woocommerce through which you can setup a robust ecommerce section on your existing or new WordPress website.
Not only this, but there are many plugins available which you can integrate with your WordPress based ecommerce website and enhance the functionalities of your store. For eg. if you want to offer coupons, flexible pricing, customized shipping, multi-currency option etc., you can easily do this with the help of these WordPress plugins.
What else. Most of these plugins are free to use.
#4 Social Community
If you intend to launch a social platform through which you can invite like-minded people to signup and join to learn & contribute on any topic, WordPress plugins like bbPress can help you.
If you ever wanted to own a web portal that should have the list of local or global businesses so that you can earn money from advertisements, WordPress can do that for you. Yes, with easy-to-use WordPress plugins like Business Directory Plugin that enables you to get a Yelp-like business review website.
#6 Q&A Website
WordPress makes it easier for you to create a Questions/Answers website through great plugins like DW Question & Answer that will enable you to get a QA website in just few clicks.
#7 Auction Website
Do you want to run an auction website like eBay? If yes, then you can do that now and get your customers to place bids and accept payments online.
Through the plugins like Ultimate WordPress Auction , you can easily build an auction based website.
#8 Coupons Website
You may be amazed to know that you can run a coupons selling website using WordPress. The plugins like Magic WP Coupons – Lite allows you to easily add, manage, and expire coupons. Your users can vote and rate coupons, and it all fits right in your WordPress admin area.