What is WordPress – a blogging tool
WordPress is a website creation tool that is open source and you can use it for free of cost. It’s also referred to as WP(A short form). It is one of the most used tools by thousands of website owners for creating content for their websites. It’s simply the CMS(Content Management System) tool which means you can create website content without any knowledge of programming.
What is WordPress dashboard?
In WordPress there are two parts, one is the dashboard (a control panel for managing website content and admin tasks for your website), and the second is the front end. You can use the wp dashboard to create your website content with posts and pages. also, there are some other website management tools(see the left menu bar from the image). The front end is your actual website for visitors.
Why to use WordPress
There are many reasons why one should use WordPress, here are 10 reasons to use it for website creation. We will see some of them one by one.
- Easy to install
- Open-source and free
- Easy-to-use CMS
- Easy to learn
- SEO friendly
- Facilitate to customize
- Flexible to create many types of websites
- Easy to manage content through Posts and Pages
- Adds required functionality easily with thousands of plugins
- supports many types of media format
Easy to install
Installing WordPress is too easy if you are using the cPanel(A control panel to manage hosting files). Many WebHost provide one-click installation. To know more about installation please visit How to install WordPress on your server.
Open-source and free
It’s open-source software, so you can use it in the way you like, and you can customize it as per your need. and the most important thing is that you can use it free of cost, which makes it more popular among website owners. You just need to pay a little for hosting(server space on the internet)
You can create content easily using the wp-dashboard, There are options to create pages and posts. Pages can be used as landing pages, ie to show the multiple posts excerpts on one page, posts can be used for actual content creation. You can use the posts for creating the bog.
Easy to learn
As it’s a widely used platform for website creation, there are many tutorials available over the net for learning WordPress functionality. You can also find tutorials on the official WordPress site.
The most important thing for any website is SEO. You can say SEO is the heart of the website traffic without SEO there are hardly any users for your website. There are a number of plugins easily available for the SEO of your website and many of them provide basic SEO functionality free of cost.
Facilitate to customize
There are many themes and plugins available on wordpress.org for a customized website experience. You can download plugins or install them from the wp-dashboard. If you want to know more about how to install the plugin visit:
There is a wide range of themes available in the WordPress themes directory. You can also customize themes as per your requirement(need expertise in WP development).