Please don’t burn me at the stake for what I’m just about to say, but I really need to be honest with you. I love the idea of open source and free software just as much as the next guy. And I particularly love WordPress. It’s a truly genius platform that allows anybody to build a quality site that’s accessible on all devices and optimized for the modern web in general. That being said, WordPress is not the perfect solution for all things. One of WordPress’ main advantages is that there are more than 37,000 plugins available for the platform in the official directory, plus thousands more on the premium side of the market (in various places). This allows you to extend the functionality of your site nearly endlessly. And in its core, that’s a great thing! But it also gives you the wrong impression of what you should be doing with your site vs. what you are able to do. Just to give you an example – which will also be a nice segway into the topic at hand – there’s a number of invoicing plugins available for WordPress. This means that if you have a website for your business, you can start sending your invoices straight from that site, as opposed to using a dedicated solution or working with
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