If you have a blog, chances are it is powered by WordPress. These days, more law firm websites use WordPress, too. For those who do not know, WordPress is an open source blogging platform that has matured in many ways to a lightweight content management system. It is used by over 19.5 percent of the top 10 million websites as of August 2013, according to usage reports by W3Techs. You can set up a site two ways using WordPress: through its hosting services at WordPress.com or by downloading a copy and installing it on almost any web host. What makes WordPress appealing is that it works right out of the box but can also be customized with themes for look and feel, and plugins for functionality. Themes and plugins can be free, or cost some money for support and licensing. If you started your website or blog right out of the box, it would work and you could be online in minutes. Plugins, however, can really take your site to the next level. ... READ MOREOriginally published September 2, 2013
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