What is WordPress?

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WordPress is a CMS (Content Management System) that can create sites and blogs, and it's free software. About a quarter of the world's websites are said to be built with WordPress, making it a solid foundation to start creating your own website.

WordPress is the most used content management system in the world.

Why is WordPress used all over the world?

WordPress is an open source blog post management system, CMS (Content Management System), which was created in 2003.

More than a quarter of the world's websites are built with WordPress, and it has a very wide range of uses from business websites to bloggers, in short, it is simply a mechanism for creating sites and blogs.

It is widely used by individual bloggers, companies and government agencies because it allows people who do not have web-related technologies (such as HTML / CSS and PHP skills) needed to build a website and page, manage and publish articles.

Why is WordPress is so popular?

There are many ways to create a website, such as free blog services, home page creation and home page building software like home page builder.

However, you can easily post a blog, not only that, but with WordPress you can easily update daily articles at any time, so if you want to create your own blog site, this is very popular option.

WordPress is distributed free of charge

However, to publish a website, you need to have a web hosting provider and WordPress installed.

What features does WordPress have?

No knowledge is required to edit articles with HTML markup and appearance on the administration screen.

Your browser offers a simple and complex management screen, so you don't need any HTML or CSS knowledge to publish and manage articles.

You can access the selected URL from your browser and enter this management screen by entering your username and password. You can access it from anywhere and edit / update articles in the admin screen.

Extend WordPress with plugins that allow more features and fonts to adapt your website.

Managing posts and images

Even if you insert the image in the article, you can complete all the operations in the management screen.

There is no need to upload the image to the server via FTP, just upload the image on the management screen or media section. Uploaded photos can also be managed, cropped, edited and deleted.

In addition, you do not need to use tags to insert images into the article. Just pick and choose the image, allowing you to insert the image into the article.

Manage blog comments

You can manage to show or reject reader comments for each article, and delete them. You can also configure it to be set as draft so it won’t be shown on the site.

We recommend Akismet plugin that will filter out spam comments.

Monitoring website visitors

In WordPress, the number of “views” for each article will appear on the admin screen, and you can easily view the number of visits to an article without using access analysis tools.

However you can use Google Analytics for more in depth analysis.

User permission management

When most people manage the site, you can set permissions for each person. The main options are:

By setting the permissions of your users in this way prevents your website from being abused.

WordPress is built on PHP

Before a CMS can appear like a CMS, you have to do all the work related to site management yourself including choosing your personal theme and plugins you want to add.

When publishing articles, it takes many hours to construct each article using HTML and CSS coding, also don't forget you need to upload it to the server, and publish it after completion. With WordPress simply write your article and press publish and it's all done!

WordPress is ready-made and managing your content is much easier as it uses PHP, which is a scripting language used to develop dynamic and interactive websites.

What are the benefits of using WordPress?

When building a new website with WordPress, the server owner company (depending on your hosting package) provides a feature called "easy installation." The process is very simple, because the build is done in the server management screen. In addition, you need to configure a data container named SQL Database in WordPress, but it is also easy to configure when installing on the server.

Users without knowledge of HTML and servers can update

The WordPress admin screen can look complex at first but you can publish and edit well-crafted articles without any knowledge of HTML / CSS. Even people without knowledge can easily embellish the characters, while those with knowledge have the benefit of shortening the essay creation and updating work.

You can add functions with abundant plugins

“Plugins” is a mechanism that allows you to add add-ons that are not part of the WordPress installation.

There are 1000s of free and paid plugins that can help you with extend WordPress including:

Some plugins are officially provided by WordPress, but most are third party. Since WordPress is open source, most plugins are also open source.

Another advantage of WordPress is that you can easily install and uninstall plugins in the admin screen. The plugin itself is written in PHP, but you don't need any PHP or server knowledge to install it. You have the option to enable, disable and uninstall in the plugins section.

You can easily change the design with abundant "themes"

The plugin is responsible for the functionality, and the “theme” is responsible for the design.

The theme selection and development is a very important step because the design and functionality embedded in the theme is due to its ease of use and visibility.

Designers from all over the world offer free themes, with a wide range of themes, from casual to relaxed, and can also be used on corporate websites.

The default design of WordPress can be somewhat limiting, but with one theme, you can turn it into a complex design in a matter of minutes.

Check out our WordPress Web Hosting if you’re looking to start your own website.