What is WordPress?

WordPress is an online tool, absolutely free website creation tool written in PHP. But in non-technical language, it’s probably the simplest and most powerful blogging and website content management system (or CMS) in presence today.

At its core, WordPress is the easiest,and the most popular way to generate your own website or blog. In fact, WordPress is the operating force for over 32% of all the websites on the net today. Yes – more than one in four websites that you visit are likely built upon WordPress.

On a slightly more technical level, WordPress is a free for all content management system licensed under GPLv2, which means that anyone can use or modify the WordPress software completely free of cost. A content management system is nothing but a portal that makes it easy to manage important features of your website – like content – without understanding anything about programming.

The end result is that WordPress makes website generation accessible to anyone – even people who aren’t developers.

Who uses WordPress?

You are just on the right track if you use WordPress to publish on the web. Many famous blogs, news outlets, music sites, Fortune 500 companies and celebrities are lavishly using WordPress.

WordPress is used by individuals, big businesses, and everyone you can think of! On an positive note, we also use WordPress! So the very site that you’re viewing right now is powered by WordPress. Lots of other established entities also use WordPress.

What is WordPress Capable Of?

WordPress is an excellent website platform for a huge variety of websites. Whether it is blogging to e-commerce to business or portfolio websites, WordPress is a very versatile and flexible CMS.

Here are just a few examples of the types of websites you can generate with WordPress:

  • Different types of Blog
  • Different types of E-commerce
  • Different types of Business
  • Different types of News
  • Different types of Photography
  • Different types of Music
  • Different types of Membership
  • Different types of Portfolios
  • Different types of Social networks
  • Different types of Resumes