WordPress- An overview and guide

WordPress is a content management system or CMS as they called it. It is one of the most popular content management and blog publishing applications on the web today. It  was first released in 2003 as a basic blog engine but has become a full featured, fully cuztomizable website creation tool used by millions of people of individuals, businesses and organizations around the world.

WordPress can be downloaded for free at wordpress.org  and can become backbone for an entire website.  It is open source meaning that all of its codes are free to use customize and enhance. All over the web today. WordPress powers extremely elaborate creative and corporate websites .

Simple blogs and  everything that is in between. Its powerful features include templating system where there are thousands of free plug-ins and is search engine  friendly link  structures and more.

For businesses wordpress is an extremely versatile technology that helps them maintain content and  engage in social media and perform well.  In search engines and minimize out of house costs.

Nowadays, there are people who build website from scratch. With the use of HTML , CSS and Javascript. Of course this is the backbone of all programming and coding. But building in scratch is very hard and requires a brilliant and a smart mind to that. While WordPress offers a template to give life to the website. This is the easiest way to build a website. Nowadays, Joomla and WIX are in that conversation but still many use WordPress.