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A Website Creation Tool
WordPress is an online, open source website creation tool written in PHP. But in non-greek speak, it’s probably the easiest and most powerful blogging and website content management system (or CMS) in existence today.
What Can WordPress Do?
WordPress is an excellent website platform for a variety of websites. From blogging to e-commerce to business and portfolio websites, WordPress is a versatile CMS.
Who Uses WordPress?
You’re in good company if you use WordPress to publish on the web. Many famous blogs, news outlets, music sites, Fortune 500 companies and celebrities are using WordPress.
For example, famous blogs like Mashable and TechCrunch are both on WordPress. News outlets like The New York Time’s blogs and CNN’s on-air personality blogs all use WordPress, too.
How To Get Started With WordPress
WordPress is free. Yep, that’s right — it’s 100% free.
WordPress can be downloaded for self-hosted installations from WordPress.org or it can also be used as hosted service via WordPress.com.
The possibilities are endless when it comes to customising a WordPress website. WordPress themes and plugins can add new design options and added functionality.
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