What is WordPress?

WordPress is an open source content management system or CMS which started as a blogging tool but evolved into a full featured CMS that is based in PHP and MySQL. It is a powerful tool which contains unique capability to create stunning and powerful websites with just a few click of your mouse.

According to recent survey; WordPress powers 23.1% of all websites on the internet.

Is WordPress secure?

There is no such thing as a 100% secure website, nor is there such a thing as a 100% secure Content Management System. WordPress is developed with very solid security. What makes WordPress, or any other Content Management System vulnerable are the themes, plugins, and/or modules that were used alongside the CMS.

What kind of website can i build with WordPress?

WordPress was originally developed as a blogging platform in 2003. However, it was quickly realized by the community that WordPress could be used to create just about any type of website you can think of! With thousands of templates available WordPress can be used to meet other needs as well:

Business Website: WordPress is great to launch a business website, build your brand, promote your business, or sell your merchandise online.

Informative Website: WordPress is easy to use to create a website to offer instructions or anything you can think of.

Review Website: If you want to build a website to review various products, even other websites WordPress is easily organized with various options and categories.

Personal Website: Creating a family website, or a website to promote yourself such as a blog is simple with WordPress.

Photo Gallery: WordPress has hundreds, if not thousands of plugins designed to customize your installation of WordPress. Many of the plugins are designed to convert your installation to a photo gallery or portfolio.

Since WordPress is extremely customizable, there really is no limit to what type of website you can build using it. With thousands of free templates and themes, as well as thousands of free plugins it’s never been easier to build a custom website using WordPress.

About the author

Bryan Lusica Bryan Lusica is a web developer and SEO consultant. He specializes in developing both front-end and back-end functionalities. He joined and contributed in several non-profit organizations. When He’s not working in his pc, he plays guitar or playing with his son Axell. You can visit him at www.yourwebtech.info.

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