What is WordPress
WordPress is an open source Content Management System (CMS) that made easy to create the blog in few minutes. It was introduced in 2003 and became one of the prominent web publishing platform.
It is used by 54% of users compared to other Content Management System (CMS) such as Durpal & Joomla.
You do not need to learn coding or programming language to create a blog. You can start a blog in few minutes with its flexible feature. Many popular blogs such as Microsoft are build in this platform.
Why to Use WordPress?
It is one of the prominent blogging platform that has occupied more than 54% market share as per the statistics report shared by W3Tech CB (Crunchbase) Rank company. It is loved by millions of bloggers and it will be the best idea for the beginners to start a blog using WordPress. You will find many WordPress tutorial online easily published by expert which you will need in your blogging journey.
WordPress.org V/S WordPress.com
WordPress offer two platform WordPress.org and WordPress.com. WordPress.org is is self hosted and you will have full control over. It need to be hosted in your own web server and have custom domain name.
WordPress.com is free to create a blog for the beginners, you will get free sub domain name and hosting plan but with the limited features you will soon like to switch your blog to self hosted platform.
What Website can you Build ?
You can start building any website of your niche with the millions of free themes and plugins. It has also dominate e-commerce market with its flexible features powering million of website. Here are some of the types of the website you can get start with.
- Photography Website
- Music Website
- Movies Website
- Travel Website
- Food & Recipe Website
- Fashion Website
- Membership Website
- Forum Website
- Online Course Website
- Affiliate Website
How do you Start your Website?
It is free, you need to have custom domain name and website hosting server to get start with you can refer to this guide on how to create a blog in 7 easy steps. Once you setup your blog you can easily customize it adding free themes and plugins.