More and more websites are running on WordPress – in fact, 28% of the internet is powered by WP! WordPress is known as a platform that allows web developers to build customizable, creative websites that are easy to update and manage – the perfect recipe for university and college administrators.
But many administrators have concerns about moving their website to WordPress. If you’re not active in the tech community, you may not know that WordPress has developed from the blogging platform it started as, to the open source, flexible system it is today. WordPress no longer serves just the part-time blogger, but all businesses and websites from their original bloggers to Harvard. It has become a powerhouse of template design and creativity to fit the specific needs of each college or university.
As WordPress has developed, an entire ecosystem has formed around it of full service digital agencies, designers, coders and hosting solutions who exist just to help businesses and universities power their WordPress sites. Now, more than ever, universities and colleges have the support they need to move over to WordPress. If you are considering making the move, here are 9 reasons to migrate your website to WordPress.
We’ve gathered 27 top university websites using WordPress. From small to large, you’ll see the malleability WordPress can offer:
2. Northwestern University
4. Lafayette College
5. Princeton University
6. Cornell University
7. Pacific States University
8.Des Moines University
10.The University of Arkansas at Little Rock
11.University of Washington
12.St. Mary’s College of Maryland
13.Harvey Mudd College
17.Sierra Nevada College
19.The University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
24.The College of New Jersey
WordPress is changing university website design and management, just take a look at the 27 universities and colleges above! They all have their own individual style, reaching their particular audience and manage it without needing a webmaster.
Curious about what schools like this are using for their learning management system? We reviewed the best options.
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