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4 Factors Consider when Choosing between PHP vs. WordPress Web Development

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November 20, 2021
4 Factors Consider when Choosing between PHP vs. WordPress Web Development

The Internet at present is like our Milkyway galaxy. Millions of websites (1.88 billion to be precise) shine like infinite stars in the night sky.

Given this density, it is obvious that you don’t just need a website but one that stands out!

Various frameworks are deployed by website owners to pull out some highly appealing and popular websites. At Gatistvam, we are a diverse web design and development company in Ahmedabad that specializes in various developmental frameworks.

In this blog, however, we will talk about two popular frameworks PHP and WordPress to help you make the right choice between the two.

Without any further ado, let us straight move to the differentiating factors:

User experience

A key ranking factor and a major website success indicator is the user experience of a website. Usability, navigation, speed, and many other factors together add towards providing a great user experience for your website.

Between PHP and WordPress, PHP is designed for low-level programming that enables greater flexibility for developers and designers to build attractive websites. On the other hand, WordPress does not require much programming and with help of themes and some customization, you can create great websites.

Winner: Both

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A major concern for website owners is security. Security breaches can result in a massive business loss in terms of data, cost, and legal complications. To prevent this, you need to ensure stringent security measures on your website and its data since everything on the internet is vulnerable to cyber-attacks.

WordPress security is achieved with a wide choice of plug-ins to secure your website as compared to PHP you can customize the level of security you want.

Winner: Both


A website without SEO will be lost in the O’s of Google. Using the correct tools, meta tags, titles, headings, and descriptions, regardless of the platform you choose to construct your website, you can make it SEO-friendly.

In WordPress SEO is more convenient with a variety of plugins at your disposal. The same can be configured in PHP with detailed coding at our PHP development company in Ahmedabad.

Winner: Both


There is greater flexibility with PHP when it comes to customization as when low-level coding everything can be developed from scratch. It also includes integration with various other applications and frameworks. Even in terms of design, this flexibility is very benefitting.

With WordPress, integration can be achieved with help of plugins. With the design, there are limitations compared to PHP development.

Winner: PHP

Final verdict

Both PHP and WordPress have their own benefits and limitations. Comparison can be made on multiple parameters such as cost, upgrades, community support, etc. it all depends on your working requirements. It is always recommended to consult an expert.

With our trusted PHP and WordPress development company in Ahmedabad, you can achieve websites that are robust, highly secure, creative, user-friendly, and highly lucrative.

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