Building (or rebuilding) a venture site is, by definition, a colossal undertaking.\r\n\r\nThe exact opposite thing you need is to put your venture's assets into the wrong system, which could set you back a significant number of dollars and innumerable squandered hours.\r\n\r\n<strong>Why Choose WordPress for Enterprise-Level Development?<\/strong>\r\n\r\nWordPress is the top Content Management System (CMS), used on about one out of every four websites around the world.\r\n\r\n<img class="alignnone wp-image-9166 size-medium" title="WordPress.org Self-Hosted CMS" src="https:\/\/pagely.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2017\/04\/WordPress-Self-Hosted-CMS-600x231.png" alt="WordPress.org Self-Hosted CMS" width="600" height="231" \/>\r\n\r\nThe difference between designing applications for enterprise customers or consumers has narrowed rapidly over the years, as features and capabilities give end users real choices.\r\n\r\n<strong>The fact that 65% of CMS driven websites use WordPress is proof that it's the CMS of choice.<\/strong>\r\n\r\nUsers find features and applications they enjoy in WordPress, and adapt features to their own tastes.\r\n\r\nBecause it's open source WordPress is able to scale infinitely and makes significant updates to their infrastructure and platform on a rolling basis.\r\n\r\nAt this point, it makes more sense to apply consumer thinking to enterprise-level products, as WordPress users can have high functionality and still enjoy using it.\r\n<h2>7 Reasons to Choose WordPress for Enterprise-Level Development<\/h2>\r\nIf you're looking for a powerful, community-backed framework with a proven reputation, WordPress is the ideal choice. Here are 7 ways in which WordPress stands out as the ideal platform to build enterprise-level websites.\r\n<h2>WordPress Skills Are Easy to Learn<\/h2>\r\nComparing WordPress to its competitors, it's much easier to use and adapt. Even those who don't have a proficiency in programming languages can pick up the skills to administer and customize WordPress.\r\n\r\nThis means that it's easier to find developers, solution providers, and consulting firms who are expert in WordPress, at less cost.\r\n\r\nBecause it is highly customizable out-of-the-box, start-up time is quick and immediately customizable with its intuitive theme\/plugin architecture.\r\n\r\nFor an enterprise agency, fewer resources are required to maintain the website and more resources can be allocated to towards the bottom line. And this can all happen with little disruption to an office as transitioning from a different CMS platform is usually seamless.\r\n<h2>Digital Publishing Tasks<\/h2>\r\nWordPress has many features which make it great for powering a digital newsroom, or other kinds of publishers'.\r\n\r\nThere are several kinds of plugins which can streamline digital publishing tasks, and companies like <a href="http:\/\/www.cnn.com\/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">CNN <\/a>and <a href="http:\/\/time.com\/magazine\/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Time Magazine <\/a>use WordPress to keep their newsrooms powered 24\/7.\r\n\r\nWhether a private author or a large enterprise is using it, WordPress can be adapted with a password to keep some posts private and make others public.\r\n\r\nMultiple authors can be managed on one site, with different permission levels, and websites are multilingual, offering more than 70 languages.\r\n\r\n<img class="alignnone wp-image-9162 size-full" title="WordPress User Roles" src="https:\/\/pagely.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2017\/04\/WordPress-User-Roles.png" alt="WordPress User Roles" width="629" height="232" \/>\r\n\r\nWordPress can do everything from creating drafts to scheduling publication all within one easy to use interface.\r\n\r\nAs if that wasn't enough WordPress even offers Multisite functionality otherwise known as <a href="https:\/\/codex.wordpress.org\/Create_A_Network" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">WordPress MU<\/a>.\r\n\r\nMultisite is a featured built into WordPress that allows you to manage multiple websites from one central hub. Once core installation of WordPress can handle as many websites as you need.\r\n\r\n<img class="alignnone wp-image-9163 size-medium" title="WordPress Multisite" src="https:\/\/pagely.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2017\/04\/WordPress-MultiSite-600x288.png" alt="WordPress Multisite" width="600" height="288" \/>\r\n\r\nWith WordPress Multisite functionality you can create a private network of sites for your brand or even offer a network of client sites administered by your agency.\r\n<h2>Unsurpassed Scalability<\/h2>\r\nWordPress originally was used mostly for blogging and there are thousands of people, every day, who <a href="https:\/\/thebloggingbuddha.com\/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">start a blog<\/a> on the WordPress platform but WordPress has now advanced enough to be able to manage large enterprise solutions with ease.\r\n\r\nWith the mix of the right combination of quality code, the correct server configuration and a strong enough hosting environment, WordPress can handle high traffic spikes and enormous data usage.\r\n\r\nThe scalability factor is what guarantees the enterprise-level design with WordPress. Because WordPress still has the features that made it attractive for blogging, its use is just as appropriate for small-scale users as large-scale users.\r\n\r\nSomeone who uses WordPress for personal projects can comfortably use it in a high-volume business.\r\n<h2>Baked-In Marketing Solutions<\/h2>\r\nEveryone online needs to constantly draw attention to their own products, and WordPress offers a <a href="https:\/\/wordpress.org\/plugins\/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">plugin library<\/a> which already has tools for both web marketing and AdWords\/AdSense integration.\r\n\r\nWordPress offers a full suite of SEO tools and capabilities within their repository but if you don't find the plugin you need your development team can simply create one (that's the beauty of having an open source enterprise solution).\r\n\r\nWordPress plugins are being used by marketing departments to do several important jobs which had to be sourced out or separated before, including managing website traffic and website placement metrics.\r\n\r\nThe marketing departments use WordPress to manage their entire advertising campaigns and manage their lead generation mechanisms. Tasks that were more work-intensive are now part of the WordPress system already in use.\r\n<h2>Advanced functionality<\/h2>\r\nWordPress offers over 45,000 plugins, meeting a wide range of needs which are practical for all levels of users.\r\n\r\nSome examples are plugins that manage e-commerce, marketing and learning management systems, and on the more personal side, plugins which facilitate the use of forums and social media networks.\r\n\r\nAny plugin which doesn't meet the needs of the user can be easily adapted and because WordPress is open source developers can create plugins on the fly to achieve any functionality the need.\r\n<h3>An article about WordPress for enterprise design and development would not be complete without mentioning the REST API.<\/h3>\r\n<img class="alignnone wp-image-9160 size-medium" title="WordPress Rest API" src="https:\/\/pagely.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2017\/04\/WordPress-REST-API-600x194.jpg" alt="WordPress Rest API" width="600" height="194" \/>\r\n\r\nWordPress has been moving towards becoming a fully fledged application framework for years allowing you to tie-in to several external applications via technology such as Ajax and Json.\r\n\r\nWith their <a href="https:\/\/developer.wordpress.org\/rest-api\/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">REST API<\/a>, WordPress has done most of the heavy lifting for you making it the perfect solution for enterprise-level development.\r\n<h2>Trusted Security Solution<\/h2>\r\nWordPress developers are constantly updating the engine's code base and applying security patches, as part of routine maintenance.\r\n\r\nThe updates are so smooth that service is not interrupted and users are not aware it's happening.\r\n\r\nWordPress has such a success rate in providing <a href="https:\/\/pagely.com\/solutions\/secure-wordpress-hosting\/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">tight security<\/a> that many government agencies have adopted WordPress as the CMS of choice, including the White House, <a href="https:\/\/www.nasa.gov\/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">NASA<\/a> and the <a href="https:\/\/www.loc.gov\/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Library of Congress<\/a>.\r\n\r\n<img class="alignnone wp-image-9164 size-medium" title="NASA Glenn Research Center Using WordPress Platform" src="https:\/\/pagely.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/2017\/04\/NASA-Glenn-Research-Center-Website-600x460.png" alt="NASA Glenn Research Center Using WordPress Platform" width="600" height="460" \/>\r\n\r\nOther businesses and institutions are also using WordPress, such as medical facilities and financial institutions.\r\n<h2>Huge Ecosystem of Support<\/h2>\r\nNo other system has the amount of worldwide developer support that WordPress has.\r\n\r\nHelp is easy to find on the Web, and the WordPress executives offer <a href="https:\/\/pagely.com\/plans-pricing\/enterprise-wordpress-hosting\/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">enterprise hosting and support<\/a> for more in-depth solutions. Businesses and organizations that need extra help building and managing their WordPress site can get special attention.\r\n\r\n<strong>When looking for professional help adapting a large system to scale without sacrificing speed, security or uptime, think Pagely and WordPress.<\/strong>\r\n\r\nPagely is the <a href="https:\/\/pagely.com\/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Managed WordPress Hosting Platform<\/a> that partners with some of the largest brands across media, business and enterprise, helping to make this adaptable CMS scale.