WordPress is a extremely popular CMS (Content Management System) and is used by many webmasters. Here are benefits of using wordpress in Web Design.
1) Its free
WordPress is a open source website creation tool the code it is written in is PHP.
2) Security Updates
Security updates are released to prevent hackers and to maintain website stability.
3) Easy to update website and blog
No special or expensive software is required and you can use any operating system as long as the web browser supports wordpress (I can’t think of any!)
4) Great SEO friendly themes
As wordpress complies to web standards, creating websites using wordpress are very search engine friendly.
5) No need to learn HTML or CSS
Even though a small amount of knowledge in coding is helpful. A complete novice can create a great looking websites.