What is WordPress?

There are many options when it comes to where you want to promote your product online. It goes without saying you will need some place to build your website. There are many free blogging sites like WordPress.com and Blogger, Tumblr etc. WordPress is the best free platform for building websites centered around search engine optimization.

So let’s answer the question, “what is WordPress?” Understand WordPress.com the social blogging network and WordPress the content management system (CMS) are two different, but related, platforms. You can find an incredible amount of information online at WordPress.org. Once your domain and hosting are set, install WordPress from your hosting dashboard. If your hosting company does not have WordPress built in, all is not lost. You can download a zip file from WordPress.org and install it manually via FTP. There are many other Content Management Systems available to use, but WordPress is the most popular. It is also the most SEO compliant CMS around. Additionally, WordPress is 100% free, open-sourced software and it is easy to figure out and use. If you do run into problems, there is an amazing online community. These helpful bloggers and developers can assist with almost any code or technical issue.

Do you use WordPress? What do you like or dislike about it? Does anyone use Droople or Joomla?

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