What is WordPress website or WordPress blog site? – An Introduction to WordPress Content Management System
In Wealthy Affiliate Websites and Blogs are build using WordPress? What is WordPress?
WordPress website is a website build on WordPress software package platform by WordPress.org. WordPress is a free and open source Content Management System (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. WordPress is installed on a Web Server Computer System, which either a part of an Internet Hosting Platform like WordPress.com and Wealthy Affiliate or is a local Network Host Computer System with WordPress installed for Education or Single user testing.
WordPress comes with features rich and flexible plugin architecture and template systems, which provides the flexibility for users to select, own set of features or functionality of a website or blog, making WordPress the my #1 recommended Site Development platform.
Below is a snap how of a WordPress Site Administration Dash Board.
WordPress themes are WordPress comes with thousands of themes. Themes allow users to change the look and functionality of the WordPress websites or Blog on the fly without altering the content or health of the site. When creating a new website or blog, at least a theme needs to be applied in the initial setup. This theme can later be changed at user’s desire.
Themes are searched for, downloaded and installed directly through WordPress ‘Appearance’ administration in the dash board. WordPress themes are generally in two categories, free themes and premium themes. All free themes are listed in WordPress theme directory and premium themes are purchased from online market places and individual WordPress developers. In addition, WordPress users may also create and develop their own custom themes, if they have knowledge and skills to do so.
In Wealth Affiliate, as standard offer, when creating website, you have instant access to 1,400+ themes to select from.
WordPress has over 40,000+ Plugins, available which offers customised functions and features enabling users to tailor a website or blog to user specific needs. These customization range for Search Engine Optimization, Security and Spam Protection to Client User portal to
Yes the websites and blogs created using WordPress are viewable. Native application exists for WebOS, Anroid, iOS (iPhone, IPod Touch, IPad), Windows and BlackBerry to make mobile device viewing presentable. These application, however allow only limited set of options, which includes pages and blog posts, comments view, moderation, and comment replying and ability to see stats if enabled on websites or blogs. These native applications are designed by Automattic.
WordPress also enables integrated link management; a search engine-friendly clean permalink structure, ability to assign multiple category, tagging of post. WordPress also comes with standard formatting and styling of text in in articles, and supports Trackback and Pingback stands for displaying links to other sites and can be directly edited in HTML or other customised editing features.
As of January 2015, more that 23.3% of 10 million top websites uses WordPress, ref: https://www.accuwebhosting.com/blog/2015/06/19/beginners-guide-to-starting-a-wordpress-blog/
As at February 2016, 59.1% of all known CMS use WordPress. This is 25.8% of all websites. Ref: http://w3techs.com/technologies/details/cm-wordpress/all/all