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An Introduction to WordPress CMS

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Nowadays, we all want our own website to express our self and making identity over the Internet. The Internet is broadways to connect people over the world. Wordpress has provided an extensive platform to make it easy and you can build your blog/website using WordPress easily, these days many web hosting companies are providing WordPress hosting with a single click. In this article, we will discuss on WordPress platform with its features.

 

Now, WordPress is not just a Blogging platform It has several features to build and manage your content in a different manner. WordPress is powerful CMS (Content Management System), people can create, manage, publish and update with few click.

WordPress is an Open source, free CMS application comes with GPL 2.0 License. It gives you the freedom to do whatever you like with WordPress code and extend, modify functionalities as per your requirements.

People have freedom to use WordPress CMS for commercial purpose without paying any license fee. This is the beauty of WordPress CMS, here free means not only freely use but you can control over it without paying any fee.

 

WordPress History

WordPress has developed from b2/cafelog, it is also called as a precursor to WordPress. The first time WordPress came in 2003 with version 0.7and afterword lots of developer start contributing to WordPress.

You can check the history journey of WordPress here. There is interesting release history for WordPress.

 

There are lots of features of WordPress CMS:-

Proven Platform

WordPress is a Proven publishing platform for web, there are more than 50 million websites are running on WordPress globally. There are lots of high traffic best websites are running over WordPress including CNN and NY Times. As first WordPress was released in 2003, it has 12 years of 12 years of proven history.

Easy to Use Interface

WordPress platform is very easy to use, as it has very good easy user interface. To use WordPress interface user’s no need to get any coding knowledge, this interface is based on menu and click event. The user can be friendly with WordPress interface and do the basic thing without prior knowledge and training.

Content Publishing Platform   

WordPress build for content publishing and management over the web. There are all necessary functionalities are available for content publishing and managing. WordPress editor has rich options for content formatting. As WordPress is not for the blog only we can make the rich content website and publish over the Internet.

Community Support

WordPress community has supported by more users from various regions of the world, there are more than 25K plugins and themes are available for WordPress and supported by the community. The user can get help for using WordPress, WordPress themes, Plugins and more.

Simplicity

WordPress provide a simple way to publish the content for Blog or Websites. WordPress has numbers of functionality and plugins to make it simple for content management over the web.

Easy Installation and upgrade

WordPress CMS is an easily installable application, you can install this application in most of the hosting control panel by a single click. From administrator dashboard, you can upgrade also by a single click.

Flexibility

By using WordPress, we can create any types of website like Information, Tutorials, News, Business, and Shopping etc. You can create community and network website, government website and the network of website. You can use theme and plugin to make your website very beautiful and standard.

User Management

You can manage users for your website as all users should not have the same access. Administrators manage all responsibilities for the website like editor works, content writing, publishing, subscriber profile management etc. Normal users can do the work which is assigned by the administrator as roles for the user.

Media Management

WordPress CMS has the functionality to manage all types of media files. You can upload, download save and use a picture, video files for your website. You can manage your media files using drag and drop function and upload media file for your website.

Themes & Plugins

WordPress use types of Themes to build types of website and extend your website functionality using WordPress Plugins. There are several types of the theme to build a beautiful website interface and plugins can extend your website functionalities.

Built-in Comments

There is built-in comment functionality available in WordPress CMS. An author of article or content can collect the feedback for the content or website from others as the comment for the articles.

Search Engine Optimized

WordPress CMS platform is highly optimized for SEO. You can control SEO settings for page and post in WordPress. You can use SEO plugins also for extended features in SEO.

Multilingual

WordPress CMS use Multilanguage. WordPress CMS is now available in more than 70 languages. If you want to build your website to prefer in multi-language for the multi-country than by using WordPress you can easily build this type of website.

 

You can check all WordPress features to list here .

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