What is WordPress ?


WordPress is a free and open source blogging platform used as content-management system. It is based on the PHP and MySQL database. WordPress can run on the web hosting server such as Bluehost, Dreamhost, Hostgator.

What we can do with WordPress ?

  1. WordPress can be used for Managing articles
  2. WordPress can be used for Blogging i.e to share knowledge
  3. WordPress can be used for verity of applications such as E-learning tool or for E-Commerce using its template and plugin architecture.
  4. WordPress can be used for

According to Wikipedia, WordPress is used by more than 18.9% of the top 10 million websites as of August 2013.

WordPress is the most popular blogging system in use on the Web.At present more than 60 million websites are using WordPress.

Developer(s) WordPress Foundation
Initial release 27 May 2003
Development status Active
Operating system Cross-platform
Platform PHP
Type Blog software
License GNU
Website wordpress.org

Market Share of WordPress Compared to Other Blogging Platforms :

WordPress Market Share