What Is WordPress ?


WordPress started in 2003 with one little bit of code to boost the typography of everyday writing and with fewer users than you’ll judge your fingers and toes. Since then it’s fully grown to be the biggest self-hosted blogging tool within the world, used on innumerable sites and seen by tens of innumerable individuals each day.

Everything you see here, from the documentation to the code itself, was created by and for the community. WordPress is associate degree Open supply project, which suggests there ar many individuals everywhere the planet engaged on it. (More than most business platforms.) It additionally means that you’re liberated to use it for any price from your cat’s home page to a Fortune five hundred data processor while not paying anyone a fee and variety of different vital freedoms.

About WordPress.org
On this website you’ll transfer and install a code script referred to as WordPress. to try to to this you would like an online host United Nations agency meets the minimum needs and alittle time. WordPress is totally customizable and might be used for nearly somethingthere’s additionally a service referred to as WordPress.com that enables you to start with a brand new and free WordPress-based journal in seconds, however varies in many ways in which and is a smaller amount versatile than the WordPress you transfer and install yourself.

What you’ll Use WordPress For
WordPress started as simply a blogging system, however has evolved to be used as full content management system so way more through the thousands of plugins and widgets and themes, WordPress is proscribed solely by your imagination. (And school chops.)

Connect with the Community
In addition to on-line resources just like the forums and mailing lists a good thanks to get entangled with WordPress is to attend or volunteer at a WordCamp, that ar free or cheap events that happen all round the world to assemble and educate WordPress users, organized by WordPress users. scrutinize the web site, there could be a WordCamp close to you.

A Little History
WordPress was born out of a need for a chic, well-architectured personal publication system designed on PHP and MySQL and licenced beneath the GPLv2 (or later). it’s the official successor of b2/cafelog. WordPress is recent codehowever its roots and development return to 2001. it’s a mature and stable product. we have a tendency to hope by that specialize in user expertise and internet standards we are able to produce a tool totally different from the rest out there.




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