Using WordPress for educational websites

Using WordPress for educational websites

Andy Holland

Educational websites which use WordPress come with fearsome reputations – Harvard Law School, MIT, Cornell University, the University of Berlin and more. If that doesn’t prove that WordPress is the CMS of choice for educational establishments, nothing will.

Here are the benefits of WordPress for educational institutions.

  1. Development as well as CMS capabilities – WordPress isn’t just a CMS, it’s also a web development tool which is fully customisable – meaning it can be adapted to meet the needs of any organisation.
  2. Multisites – With education facilities needing many sub-sites, the multisite function can be used to include the main school website as well as student and alumni portals, admissions, research and whatever else your educational institution needs.
  3. Multilingual – With exchange students from around eth world, WordPress can cater to foreign students as it is available in over 70 languages.
  4. Responsive websites – Students access websites on a range of devices, not just desktops. WordPress is responsive and looks and acts fantastic on any device.
  5. Best SEO – WordPress is well setup for SEO and with additional plugins can make SEO much easier for marketing teams to control. With permalinks, meta data control, auto generated URLS including titles and more, SEO ranking can be boosted quicker and more easily.
  6. Publishing with ease – WordPress is phenomenally easy to use to create webpages and posts. You can write drafts, edit, and publish your content online.
  7. User roles – When you have a team using the backend of your WordPress site, you can easily assign roles so that everyone has access and appropriate permissions to what they’re working on and nothing more.
  8. Security – When hosted on a secure server and kept up-to-date, WordPress is a secure platform, trusted by big brands and universities across the globe.
Andy Holland

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