Introduction to WordPress

WordPress is an open-source software system used by over 34% of the Internet, to manage websites and blogs.

Jun 2020 2 minutes

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Welcome, meet WordPress.

WordPress is an open-source software system used by millions of people around the world to create beautiful websites and blogs.

It is completely customisable by the use of Themes and Plugins.

Themes can be easily downloaded from the official WordPress site or from 100’s of other places around the web.

The same goes for Plugins, which are used to extend the functionality of your WordPress website.

As well as being a fantastic blogging and Content Management System, one of the huge benefits is the wealth of information out there.

There is a great community of people behind the design and development of the WordPress system itself and people from all over the world come together to contribute their time, knowledge and skill to keep WordPress up to date and secure.

There is also a huge number of Designers, Developers and Bloggers who share their knowledge through blog posts, tutorials, reviews, videos and the creation of thousands of Themes and Plugins.

WordPress powers a staggering amount of websites in fact it powers over 34 percent of the whole web. Everything from personal blogs to large corporate websites and here is just a few examples of the millions of diverse sites powered by WordPress that you can find in their showcase. So let’s get started.

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