WordPress is a free blogging engine which runs on web hosting services. Features include a plug-in architecture and template systems. WordPress is used by over 18.9% of 10 million websites in August 2013 WordPress is the most popular blogging system used on the Web, on over 60 million sites. To learn how to use WordPress for beginners, you can visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r-lqV7vyZt4.
WordPress through its founders Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little was first released on May 27, 2003. In September 2013, version 3.6 has been downloaded more than 6 million times. In the use of WordPress more appropriate for professionals that is by using some design templates that can be downloaded for free or by buying a premium. For those of you who do not have their own domain, you can also use WordPress like Blogspot by using domain name email@example.com for free.
WordPress users can install and switch between themes. Themes let users edit the display and functionality of a WordPress or installation without changing the data content or site structure. Themes can be installed using WordPress “Appearance” administration tool or theme folder can be uploaded via FTP. PHP, HTML & CSS codes found in themes can be added or edited to provide advanced features. WordPress themes or themes are spread out on the Internet from free to paid.
One of the most popular and unique features of WordPress is the plugin, you can add various features without the need to know the programming language. WordPress itself has a plugin database of over 26,000 plugins, and each offers custom functions and features that allow users to customize their sites to their specific needs. These custom features include Search engine Optimation, adding widgets, page view settings, creating a youtube video feature or creating custom functionality that suits the website owner’s desires.