Before we get started lets take a look at what is WordPress…

What Is Word Press?

Looking to have a blog or website then WordPress is the simplest way to get started.On the internet i in 4 sites are on a WordPress platform.

On a slightly more technical level, WordPress is an open-source content management system licensed under GPLv2, which means that anyone can use or modify the WordPress software for free. A content management system is basically a tool that makes it easy to manage important aspects of your website – like content – without needing to know anything about programming.

So what type of website can you create with WordPress?

You can literally make any type of website using WordPress. With the huge array of plugins now available in WordPress’ massive ecosystem of plugins and themes, you can create any type of website with WordPress.

WordPress these days are used besides business websites and blogs in eCommerce sites. You can create all these websites below:

  • eCommerce stores
  • Blogs
  • Business websites
  • Forums
  • Resumes
  • Membership sites
  • Social networks
  • Pretty much anything

What is the Difference Between WordPress.com and WordPress.org?

The short version in the difference is:

  • WordPress.org: This is a self hosted software that is open source that you can host on your own domain and its free.
  • WordPress.com: a for-profit, paid service that is powered by the WordPress.org software. It’s simple to use, but you lose much of the flexibility of the self-hosted WordPress.

When the public speak of WordPress they mean WordPress.org. For those of us who want to own our own website then WordPress.org is the solution. You have complete flexibility.

The only requirement is that you need to buy a domain name and a web hosting.

How To Install WordPress!

This page is a useful resource for beginners on the net – Installing WordPress

 

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Useful Resources!

How To Get A Domain

Web Hosting

Here is a short video that will explain what is WordPress.

So how do we install WordPress on a domain?

 

Video on install WordPress on your domain to create your blog.