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What Is WordPress ?

What Is WordPress?

WordPress is an open-source content management system (CMS).

It is a free and open-source content management system it is written in PHP and paired with a MySQL or MariaDB database. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system, referred to within WordPress as Themes.

WordPress is known as the most popular website builder in the world. The main reason behind this is that WordPress is easy to install, making it easy for anyone to create a website.


Why Use WordPress?

1. WordPress is open-source:-

Open-source software comes with the freedom for you to use, modify, build upon, and redistribute the software in any way you like without paying any fees. while most commonly-used open-source platforms include Drupal, WordPress, Joomla, and Magento.


2. WordPress is easy to use for a beginner:-

WordPress makes it easy for entire beginners to maintain their websites without any technical hiccups. it comes with a simple dashboard with different menu options listed in the sidebar. You can easily create posts and pages, customize your website design, add navigation menus, and more.


3. WordPress is secure:-

Security is a major problem for businesses. With the number of data breaking happening every year, you want peace of mind that your data and your customer's data will be saved. As long as you keep plugins updated and passwords secure, WordPress is one of the safest and most secure CMS platforms. The WordPress platform offers several features to protect your website, like logging out inactive users and adding two-factor authentication.


4. WordPress supports all media types:-

There are many types of media types supported in WordPress.

Example like,

images supports:- .jpg and .jpeg, .png, .gif

Audio supports:- .mp3, .m4a, .ogg, and .wav 

video supports:- .mp4, .m4v, .mov, .wmv, .avi, .mpg, .ogv, .3gp, .3g2

Here you can many types of stores create.

like, Ecommerece store, Mobile applications, Membership sites, Business sites, etc.


What is wordpress.org?

WordPress.org is where you’ll find the free WordPress software that you can download and install on your webserver to create a website. With WordPress.org, you host your blog or website.

Here you can get many more things for your website needs. Example like,

1. plugin

2. Themes

3. Patterns

4. Hosting


What is MySQL?

MySQL is a relational database management system (RDBMS) developed by Oracle that is based on structured query language(SQL).

A database is a structured collection of data. Its open-source nature, stability, and rich feature set, paired with ongoing development and support from Oracle, have meant that internet-critical organizations such as Facebook, Flickr, Twitter, Wikipedia, and YouTube all employ MySQL backends.

Here you can create a database and their tables for your site. 

The use of the database is your site is connected with that database.