WordPress, Best Website Designing CMS
Website Designing became very easy by WordPress, Best Website Designing CMS. It is most simple, free and popular tool to develop a website.
This article covers following topics:
What is CMS?
CMS stands for Content Management System. It is a software to design and develop a website. As you know that in early days people used static websites made by HTML and CSS. But static website is a very old way and almost not in use these days. In modern age of website designing every company wants dynamic website because it is easy to update and change.
But developing dynamic website by complex coding using php or ASP.Net was a difficult job. So thanks to those organizations who provided free and open software for developing dynamic websites without any coding. These software are called CMS.
There are many CMS on internet to develop website for free like Joomla CMS, Drupal, WordPress etc. But WordPress powers almost 43% of all websites on the internet. But why WordPress?
WordPress VS other CMSs
Why WordPress is too much popular among all website CMSs? It is because of many reasons. Some of following reasons makes WordPress different from other CMSs.
- Ease of use
- Free Themes
- Free Plugins/Addons
- Help & Support
- SEO friendly
WprdPress.org and wordpress.com which one is official?
There are two websites on internet which confuse beginners that which one is official? I will explain both websites here.
Actually wordpress.org is official WordPress CMS website which allows you to download WordPress for installation on your own web hosing or at localhost. It also allows you to download its source file and to contribute in WordPress development/update. Official support forum, themes and plugins also could be download here.
It is free and open source platform and official website of the popular CMS WordPress
This website is a commercial website to build website on wordpress.com hosting. They offer different plans on monthly/yearly basis. So it is not our subjected CMS.
We will talk about wordpress.org in this article.
Starting with WordPress:
To build website on WordPress you should purchase Domain name and Web hosting first and install WordPress on web hosting. But for learning purpose you can install WordPress on localhost (Your local computer) also. I will explain both ways.
Installing WordPress on web hosting