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All About WordPress

WordPress platformWordPress is more than a blog.  Today, WordPress is the foundation of almost seventy million websites. The platform is award winning and extremely popular.

It is now one of the most popular content management systems (CMS).  Content management systems are programs that encourage making, altering, sorting out, and distributing content. WordPress is a platform that permits you to make and distribute your material online.

Though you can still utilize WordPress to make a simple blog site, now you can design complete websites and mobile applications.

You can download this software for free, set up, use and adjust to suit your taste. You can use it to design any type of website. More so, it is open source which implies the source code of the software is accessible for anybody to study, adjust and work with.

WordPress is so popular because there are lots and lots of free themes (templates) one can use, that give your site the look you desire. There are also very affordable premium themes that you can purchase.  There are presently 2600+  templates at http://www.wordpress.org/themes.

There is a  theme for anything you might think of. The layouts for a theme may include photography, magazine, portfolio and E-commerce themes.

Install WordPress

Señalización wordpressTo install WordPress, you just need a domain plus a web hosting account.

The WordPress platform is easy to learn and utilize even for beginners.  WordPress has numerous trainings for starters at http://www.wpbeginner.com/category/wp-tutorials/.

WordPress is highly flexible and could be extended using plugins. A plugin is a bit of software with several functions that add more features to a WordPress site. They can extend its functions or add new features to your WordPress websites without knowing a single line of coding. Much the same as themes, there are a large number of free and premium plugins accessible for you to utilize.

 

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