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WordPress Beginners Guide

4 Jul , 2013  

Introduction to wordpres :

In 2001, Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little co-founded WordPress, launching it in May 2003 with the help of several core contributing developers. At that time, WordPress was merely a free blogging forum for users. Since then, WordPress has evolved to be a full content management system with widgets, plugins and customizable themes. WordPress is licensed under GPLv2, which lists terms and conditions for copying, modifying and distributing free software.

About WordPress :

WordPress is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system. WordPress was used by more than 23.3% of the top 10 million websites as of January 2015. WordPress is the most popular blogging system in use on the Web,at more than 60 million websites.

Key Factors of WordPress :

  • WordPress is Free as in Freedom
  • WordPress is Easy to Use and Learn
  • WordPress is Extendable by Using Themes and Plugins
  • WordPress is Search Engine Friendly
  • WordPress is Easy To Manage
  • WordPress is Safe and Secure
  • WordPress Can Handle Different Media Types

Usage of WordPress :

WordPress can be used in many different ways. It is open to possibilities. Our site is not a blog, it is more of a business resource website, and we are running it on WordPress. You can use WordPress as the following:

  1. Arcade
  2. Blog
  3. Content Management System (CMS)
  4. Gallery
  5. Portfolio
  6. Rating Website
  7. Shopping Store
  8. Video Collection Site
  9. Membership Site

There is a Guidelines, Installation and Configuration Tips for WordPress Beginners, you can find the details Below :

  WordPress Beginners Guide by John Salamon Peter S

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