1. Blog or Personal Website
WordPress started out as a simple blogging platform and quickly evolved into a powerful CMS. During the last 12 years, those blogging and personal website components didn’t disappear. They have become more polished, sophisticated and mature.
2. Business Website
Easiest way to build a professional looking business website. It is so powerful that many big name brands are using WordPress to power their websites. It gives you easy tools to quickly launch a website and then extend it as your business grows.
WordPress is quickly becoming a go to solution for building an eCommerce websites. There are awesome plugins like WooCommerce,Easy to Digital Downloads, and WPEcommerce which convert your WordPress website into fully functional eCommerce platform. You can accept payment, manage inventory, shipping, taxes, and users from the same roof.
4. Job Board
Several popular sites like Smashing Magazine, Problogger etc use job boards as an extra source of income. There is a growing demand of niche job boards catering the needs of a specific industry or specialization.
5. Business Directory
Just like job boards, there is increasing demand of niche business directories on the web. There are some great Wordpess business directory plugins Which allow you to easily create a business directory.
6. Question & Answer Website
Want to create your own version of Yahoo Answers, Stack Exchange, or Quora? you can easily create a question and answers site. Combine it with other tools, and you can build yourself a thriving online community of your own.
7. Portfolio Websites
Need a place to showcase your work? You can easily add a portfolio to your site with stunning image galleries, and beautiful sliders. WordPress can be used to provide a very sleek and polished user experience for your portfolio site making it easier for others to browse and learn about your work.
8. Online Communities
WordPress can be used as an online forum using the lightweight bbpress forum. You can even add social features to a WordPress site with plugins like BuddyPress.
9. Photography Website
Are you a professional or amateur photographer? Want to share your family vacation photos? you can create astonishingly beautiful photography websites. You can add galleries, albums, titles, captions, lightbox popups, slideshows, and the bells and whistles.
10. School or College Websites
Thousands of schools and college websites around the world. It is safe, secure, and easy to manage.