Along with the challenges of working with WordPress, there are many benefits that make it the leading platform for web creators. In this post, we discuss both sides and share some strategies that will help you make it easier to create awesome websites with WordPress.
Why is WordPress so hard to use? If you’ve never built a website with WordPress before, you might find yourself yelling those very words at your monitor. In fact, maybe you found this post after typing them into Google in frustration.
On the other hand, if you grew up in the old days of building websites by hand with HTML, you might love WordPress for its simplicity vs. building websites from scratch, so the question of whether WordPress is “hard” or “easy” to use is not cut and dry.
Whether or not WordPress is hard to use depends on where you’re coming from and what you’re trying to build. Everyone can feel a little overwhelmed by WordPress at times — it’s not just something newbies struggle with. However, putting in the time to get over WordPress’ learning curve can have a lot of benefits.
In this post, we’ll talk about some of the reasons why WordPress can seem complicated. Then, we’ll share our thoughts on why it’s still worth learning WordPress as a platform and some strategies that you can apply to make it easier to create awesome websites with WordPress.