Despite its simplicity and ease of use, under the hood WordPress is a fairly sophisticated database-driven system with lots of underlying source code. The reality is that WordPress requires consistent maintenance to remain stable, secure, and in good working order, like any other software.
All the best Websites are on WordPress
Why Reinvent the Wheel?
All my sites are built on the WordPress platform. Nearly 35% of all websites on the Internet are built on WordPress, sites such as Sony Music, MTV News, The Rolling Stones, The Walt Disney Company and The Swedish Official Website to name a few.