WordPress Introduction

We provide several short articles and tips on building your own WordPress site. The short articles are under the WordPress menu. Most of the blog posts are about WordPress and web sites. You can search for blog posts in the sidebar on the right or go to a recent post or use the cloud of tags to locate all posts that contain key words.

Here is what Wikipedia has to say about WordPress, and Content Management Systems:

WordPress is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system. WordPress was used by more than 23.3% of the top 10 million websites as of January 2015. WordPress is the most popular blogging system in use on the Web, at more than 60 million websites.

A content management system (CMS) is a computer application that allows publishing, editing and modifying content, organizing, deleting as well as maintenance from a central interface. Such systems of content management provide procedures to manage workflow in a collaborative environment. … CMSs are often used to run websites containing blogs, news, and shopping. Many corporate and marketing websites use CMSs. The function of Content Management Systems is to store and organize files, and provide version-controlled access to their data.


An example of a WordPress Dashboard is shown here. From this you can build your website without having to write any HTML or CSS, unless you want to or have to. There is a menu system down the left sidebar where you build and configure your website.


Sources of Information

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