WordPress is a content management system, which is open source and created for manage blogs and websites. WordPress allows you to easily create and manage the contents of your website without any coding and it can be used to create a fully operational website.
Overall 30% of the web is powered by WordPress. You can create a dynamic website without any piece of programming knowledge.
What is Content Management System (CMS)?
Content Management System (CMS) is an application that gives you an easy environment to manage your digital and dynamic content data like text, images, video, files, music, documents etc.
Features of WordPress
WordPress is considered to be the best content management system due to its important characteristics.
- The most important features of WordPress are that allows you can create a dynamic website without any coding and design knowledge.
- WordPress is a theme based which provides you options for build website. there are various open source and premium design themes, which can be integrated easily without any designing knowledge.
- Plugins used for extending the functionality of WordPress, which can be used to add new required modules easily.
- WordPress sites are search engine optimization (SEO) friendly, it means websites built in WordPress can be easily optimized for search engine listings.
- WordPress supports Multilingual, which allow users to translate content into their language or into multiple languages.
- WordPress has inbuilt Media Management System which is used to manage images, music, documents etc. and can be used with text content.
- WordPress supports multisite which we can create multiple sites within a single WordPress installation.
Advantages of WordPress
- WordPress is free and open source platform under the GNU General Public License (GPL).
- Design themes customization in WordPress is very easy.
- It allows you to manage users with different roles and permissions.
- WordPress media management is quick and easy to use.
- WordPress provides WYSIWYG editor to manage your text content which is very useful for manipulating the layout of the document.
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