Wordpress is a Content Management System (CMS). It enables you to update your website effortlessly whether it be with content, images, videos or just a simple blog post.
Wordpress makes managing your website and blog extremely easy. Wordpress also has a large internet community with regular updates and support available. This is probably one of the main reasons that it is currently the most popular Content Management Systems currently in use on the web.
What features does Wordpress offer?
Wordpress has an easy to use backend system. That has been designed with simplicity in mind. It is aimed at both new user and experienced professionals who are familiar with the CMS. The backend allows you to control menus, pages, posts and plugins. Wordpress allows you to edit content on your pages and posts with ease. With similarities to Microsoft Word, you can edit the style of your content with ease.
Wordpress has a feature called ‘plugins’ these are add ons. Some are free others require a small payment. They can be easily added to your Wordpress website with a simple few clicks of the mouse. Wordpress will automatically install all the plugins for you. There are over 20,000 plugins currently available for Wordpress.
Benefits of Wordpress
- Free and easy to install
- Simple to use
- SEO friendly
- Thousands of Plugins available
- Large community with regular support and advice
Wordpress has become extremely popular since its launch in 2003 and, in the last few years sites such as the ones listed below have all seen the benefits of using WordPress whether for their entire website or blog: