What is WordPress_ Basic Guide for WordPress Beginners

What is WordPress? – Basic Guide for WordPress Beginners

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What is WordPress?

In Nutshell, WordPress is an open-source content management system that simply uses to build and maintain your own websites or blog.

Around 33% of the most popular websites are powered on the Internet and also it is well-known for the most powerful blogging tools on the web. If you’re beginners to this field then learn to install WordPress using WAMP.

 It was released in May 2003 by the Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little. It is based on PHP and Mysql under the GPL licensed.

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What is WordPress used for?

Besides being the most popular blogging platform, it is leading as the best website builder tool. However, some people don’t know and rely on it’s just a blogging platform. Moreover, the best part is that it has its own themes and plugins which makes the work easier to customize the website with lots of design and flexible functionality at less time.

Here are some of the types that you can build your websites easily such as:

  • Blog
  • E-commerce
  • Political
  • Business
  • Magazine
  • Membership website and many more.

What’s the difference between WordPress.org and WordPress.com?

The core difference between WordPress.org and WordPress.com is about hosting.
WordPress.org is the self-hosted platform where you can download the software and run on our own hosting services.
WordPress.com is the hosted platform where you can build and customize the website free.

See the difference between WordPress.org and WordPress.com in more details.

Customization Options

With the help of customization options, you can use lots of free WordPress themes and free WordPress plugins. It allows you to customize the website with the themes and plugins which provides the new design and flexible functionality on the website. That’s why, it is easy to use and comfortable to build professional websites.

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