Frequently Asked Questions
WordPress is probably the easiest and most powerful blogging and website content management system (or CMS) in existence today. It is free to install, deploy, and upgrade. Thousands of plugins and templates power a flexible and simple interface, which reduces cost and deployment time.
Of course WordPress is a content management system (CMS). It allows you to control and manage the content within your web site – without technical training. Using this uncomplicated system you can very easily add, delete images and edit text in your web site on the fly.
While WordPress itself is free, you will need a web hosting account and a domain name to use it on a live website. You will need to sign up for a WordPress hosting account. All websites on the internet needs hosting. This will be your website’s home on the internet. You will also need a domain name. This will be your website’s address on the internet that your users will type in their browsers to reach your site (e.g. google.com or iwebcontact.ca). These will cost you money.
Themes control the appearance of your WordPress site. There are thousands of free and paid WordPress themes available for every kind of website. There are pros and cons for each theme. Ask our experts before buying or installing a theme. Custom theme may be developped for your business case.
WordPress success makes it a special target for hackers, spammers, and malicious activities. There is no way to completely protect yourself against hackers and security threats on your WordPress site, but we can add layers of security around your WordPress site to secure it and prevent being compromised. The more you care about your WordPress site security, the harder it gets for a hacker to break in.
No matter how secure your website is, there is always room for improvements. Our backup plans help us always restore your WordPress website to a working state any time you want.
Ecommerce is really taking hold over the way people shop. Needless to say, this has caught the attention of cybercriminals. To protect your personal information, we take reasonable precautions and follow industry best practices to make sure it is not inappropriately lost, misused, accessed, disclosed, altered or destroyed. Your data will be handled confidentially and encrypted with SSL (Secure-Socket-Layer) secure server software. The encrypted information of your order, your name, address, credit card or bank details cannot be read by any third party.
WordPress started out as a blogging platform, but now it is a full-fledged CMS and an application framework. Many WordPress websites are business sites that don’t have a blog at all.