WordPress is an open source blogging tool and Content Management System (CMS). It is the most popular of CMS used in the present times on the internet. The blogging tool and publishing platform is power-driven by PHP and MySQL.
This open source framework is loaded with interesting features as plug-in architecture, a template system, themes and widgets among others. WordPress is looked upon as a podium to revolutionize the everyday writing style.
WordPress is equipped with a web template system that uses a template processor. Anyone working on the tool is geared to install and switch between themes. Themes allow the users to modify the appearance and functionality of a WordPress website or installation without changing the content.
Themes can be installed through the Dashboard admin tool or uploaded via FTP. The PHP and HTML codes can also be edited for premium customizations. WordPress comprises a catalog of over 17,000 plug-ins that ca be used for an assortment of activities ranging from SEO to adding widgets.
Widgets facilitate the users the drag-and-drop sidebar content placement and implementation of many plug-ins. Widgets can be reorganized without revising the PHP or HTML code.
WordPress Latest version has taken the blogging to a new level. Features of Latest version are:
- Post editor styling saves a user from referring back and fro to preview the changes made to the post
- Custom backgrounds
- Custom headers
- Drag and drop menu management
- WordPress login form
- Custom post types
- Author specific template
- WordPress and MU merger allows users to post more than one blog
WordPress naïve applications can now be used on gadgets supported by Android, iOS, Windows Phone 7 and BlackBerry.
WordPress also features integrated link management, SEO friendly, clean permalink structure, the ability to assign nested, multiple categories to articles; and support for tagging of posts and articles.
WordPress is the largest self-hosted tool accessible and we at Xpert Web India help our clients use it to manage their content. It can be modified to suit the requirements of an individual and is totally customizable.