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What is WordPress?

A) WordPress is a content management system based on PHP & MySQL.Features include a plugin architecture and a template system. It is most associated with blogging but supports other types of web content including more traditional mailing lists and forums, media galleries, and online stores. The basic understanding of HTMLCSS, and PHP will help you to understand the WordPress quickly.

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What is Content Management System(CMS)?

Content Management System (CMS) is an application software that provides you an easy environment to manage your digital content data such as text, images, music, documents etc.

Features of WordPress

WordPress is considered to be the most popular content management system due to its characteristics.

  • The most important features of WordPress are that you can create a dynamic website without any programming and design knowledge.
  • WordPress is theme based which provides you options for various open source and premium design themes, which can be integrated easily without any designing knowledge.
  • Plugins extend the functionality of WordPress, which can be used to add new required modules.
  • WordPress sites are search engine optimization (SEO) friendly, it means sites built in WordPress can be easily optimized for search engine listings.
  • WordPress is Multilingual, which allow users to translate content in their language.
  • WordPress has inbuilt Media Management System which is used to manage images, music, documents etc. and can be used with text content.

WordPress is used to create our Own Websites or Blogs. We can create any type of website with WordPress like shown below Business websites eCommerce stores Blogs Portfolios Resumes Forums Social networksWordPress is open-source software that we can install on our own web host to create websites. WordPress is used by individuals, big businesses, and everyone.Advantage of using WordPress is that it’s free, open-source software.