This is not a fully functional content management system in other website builders (or hard-coded websites). You just have to take the time to learn it.
5. Data Ownership and Control: WordPress is open source, which means that it is not proprietary. It is not owned by any company, and its copyright is licensed under the GPL. As an open-source, self-hosted website, you have complete control over your site. You have everything - your files, content, data, optimization, and even where you decide to host your website. This means that if you want to switch to hosting providers, no one can stop you (and your content still exists).
Other non-open source website platforms usually come with more restrictions. As the owner of a website on a non-open-source platform, you are limited to whatever your premium package offers. This means that if you want to change hosts (or do not pay your monthly/annual package fee), then you may lose all your stuff.
6. Scalable: Design flexibility and customization of WordPress makes it a great choice for long-term, scalable work. You can easily start with a simple, template-based site and can add new features through plugins (or new themes), as you grow - all other websites without paying for the plan upgrade Platforms can be charged.
And since WordPress is very popular - and therefore flexible - many of your favorite web services are synced above it. Do your email marketing with Mail Chimp? It gets sinking properly. Want to install tracking, social media, eCommerce capabilities etc? It can probably be integrated.
7. Upgrade: With regular schedules, open-source updates, WordPress has millions of strong, active communities. As an open source platform, the code is open to the public, which means that any weaknesses and weaknesses can be seen and fixed very quickly. As such, WordPress constantly improves due to its actual input by its users and developers.
WordPress is constantly updating because it is not limited by the resources of a company - it is powered by its community.
The key here is to make sure that you keep your site up to date. The WordPress community may be dedicated to providing an upgrade to the Platform Cutting Edge, but they are not responsible for ensuring that you keep your software updated. Which falls on you as the owner of a website.
8. Hosting and server options + independence: When you use WordPress, you have the freedom to choose which hosting provider you want. This flexibility allows you to balance budget, features, support etc. to meet your unique business needs.
For example, if you are building a huge site, in which tons of storage space is built in super-fast server and email platform, you can choose the hosting options that are suited to that specific requirement. But if you do not need that level of hosting, then you are not tied to it. You get to choose.
9. Security: Here's the thing - every system is in the grip of hacking, especially if you are independence and ownership that comes with a self-hosted website. So it gets hacked like WordPress, its competitors (Drupal, Joomla, etc.).
The difference with WordPress is that the entire company and thousands of people are dedicated to shutting down vulnerabilities. It is a popular software to use the security advantages.