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What is WordPress?

WordPress is an open-source website creation platform that is written in PHP and uses a MySQL database.

It’s one of the most easiest and most powerful blogging and website content management system (CMS) presently.

WordPress powers more than 35% of the web. It rolls down from simple websites, to blogs, to businesses, to complex sites and even some web applications are built on WordPress. WordPress is vasetile in functionality.

WordPress gives unlimited access to it users, from functionalities, down to free licensing and so on. It gives simplicity, userability and flexibility to users. WordPress is a user-friendly platform, in the sense that, both an experienced and non-esperienced user can use it perfectly.

In expanding the functionality of WordPress, WordPress has thousands of plugins that modifies it. Thereby making its functionalities limitless.

Users are free to use WordPress the way they want, you can re-code, modify themes for both personal and commercial purposes without any licensing restrictions.

WordPress is a totally free software, that gives complete control over all it features , and give every web developer 50% off his/her task on any project.

Some features of WordPress.



Very easy to log into your website and start uploading your content easily without any difficulties.


You're given the ability to create any kind and style of website you want: a personal blog, business website, a portfolio website, magazine website... Etc. And even extend it functionalities with plugins.

User Management

WordPress provides you with a strong Administrative system, that helps you manage your site. You can give different previliges to the users, like editors, Authors, contributors, subscribers etc. This creates uniqueness among all users

Media Management

WordPress makes it easy for you to quickly and easily upload images and media content to WordPress. Drag and drop your media into the uploader to add it to your website.

Full Standards Compliance with the W3C

WordPress's code is generated in full compliance with the standards set by the W3C. Which means that your website will work in the latest browsers, while still maintaining in advance, the compatibility with the next generation of browsers.

Easy Theme System

WordPress provides the ability to select among thousands of different themes of your choice, and even if you're not still satisfied, you can still upload yours also.

More functionalities with Plugins

For every feature that’s not in WordPress core, there’s a plugin direct ory with thousands of plugins. This plugins are there to increase the functionality of your site

Built-in Comments

WordPress’s comment tools give you everything you need to create a forum for discussion on your website and to moderate the discussion.

Search Engine Optimized

WordPress is optimized for search engines right out of t he box. And for more SEO controls there are various plugins available for you.

Use WordPress in Your Language

WordPress is available in more than 70 languages. If you or the person you’re building the website for would prefer to use WordPress in a language other than English, that’s easy to do.

Easy Installation and Upgrades

WordPress has always been easy from the beginning even to install and upgrade. Install from most web hosts in just a click. If you are using an FTP program, you can create a database, upload WordPress using FTP, and run the installer.


WordPress is licensed under the GPL which was created to protect your freedoms. You are free to use WordPress in any way you choose: install it, use it, modify it, distribute it. Both for personal and commercial purposes.


WordPress has a vibrant and supportive community. Ask a question on the support forums and get help from a volunteer, attend a WordCamp or Meetup to learn more about WordPress, read blogs posts and tutorials about WordPress. Community is at the heart of WordPress, making it what it is today.




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