For most of us, blogging is synonymous with WordPress. With its easy interface, colorful themes and overall efficiency, WordPress has given birth to millions of bloggers across the world. With diary-writing becoming a dying art, it has become the ultimate platform to express one’s views, opinions and creativity.
Being a free and open-source CMS, WordPress is also very accessible. With a plug-in architecture and a template system, WordPress makes it very easy for bloggers to find a format suitable for the content they produce.
WordPress is widely used as a content management system, and almost 23 percent of the top 10 million websites. Based on PHP and MySQL, it is today the biggest Content Management System (CMS), used by about 60 million websites. Use of plugin architectures and template system make it easy for website owners to manage a WordPress site; upgrades, edits, and modifications can be done with ease.
The Top Benefits of WordPress
So what is it that makes WordPress so popular among bloggers and website owners? Why do businesses seem to prefer it more than any other CMS out there? Here is a look.
- An intuitive and user-friendly interface ensures that everybody loves.
- Its browser-powered system allows a user to login and manage the content and design of the site.
- A self-contained system, there is no need for HTML editing software or other FTP software requirement.
- Search engines rank WordPress sites much higher than other does.
- As an owner, you can completely customize your website.
So what is a WordCamp?
If you are a writer, then chances are that the word, “WordCamp” will surely excite you, but it may not be what you think it is.
WordCamp refers to a huge conference organised by the WordPress community. It has the official clearance to handle anything and everything relating to WordPress.
The 2018 WordCamp Lagos is all set to launch and it is the first official city WordCamp in Nigeria.
Do you have to splurge?
WordCamp conferences are affordable considering the experience you will getting in return. You will find yourself in contact with high-quality speakers and vast networking opportunities.
All WordPress bloggers should ideally attend WordCamps. Even if you are a potential blogger who wants to start off on WordPress, you will be welcome. WordCamp will be filled with authors, marketers, non-profits, bloggers, designers, developers, photographers, entrepreneurs and what not. All industries will be represented.
You will learn new things about your favourite platforms and connect with people who share your love for WordPress. An after-party will be organized so that the conference culminates in a fun-filled event.
What can you do at WordCamps?
WordCamps last for a maximum of three days depending on the organising committee. You will find conference-like sessions to attend and panels to enjoy. If you want to learn something new, then you can join one of the many multi-hour workshops.
Share your ideas, discuss opportunities at the WordCamp and make long-lasting bonds at the WordCamp.
WordCamp Lagos 2018:
The WordCamp Lagos will begin on 10th March 2018 at the Civic Centre in Ozumba Mbadiwe, Lagos State, Nigeria.
To attend the event, you need to pay N3, 500 for a full day event ticket, and N20, 000 if you want a micro-sponsor ticket.
It will provide you with an unforgettable learning experience. You will meet like-minded people who will help you give form to your ideas and maybe even help you once the Conference is over.
Being a WordPress user, there is probably a lot you don’t know about the website. This WordCamp will focus on making you more familiar with all aspects of the blogging site.
The reason you should not miss out on WordCamp Lagos is the amazing variety that it offers. There will be a little something for everybody- even your kids will have fun at the camp especially organized for them.
The WordCamp Lagos 2018 will have empowered local speakers and influential out of town speakers who will leave you inspired to make the best of your WordPress experience.
Words have the power to make significant difference in the world and eliminate social issues. If you have a way with words, visit WordCamp to maximise your skill. You are yet to explore the opportunities of the online world!