Chapter 1 – WordPress – What is WordPress?

Hi, if you can see this page, I guess that you are looking for a chance to study on WordPress.
There is a good news that WordPress is rather easy to working on.
OK, let’s me start for some tutorials about WordPress !

1.What is WordPress?
-Wordpress is an open source CMS written by PHP and using MySQL for database
-Wordpress is first introduced by Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little on 27/05/2003
-Wordpress is now managed and developed by Automattic located at San Francisco, California

2.Using of WordPress
-Wordpress is used for creating from simple personal blog to complex contend management website as hotel management site, car rental site, etc.
-Wordpress is now widely used as one of the most popular Content Management System (CMS)
-Some of key sites are using WordPress as: TechCrunch, Mashable, CNN, BBC America, Variety, Sony Music, MTV News, Bata, Quartz, etc.

3.Some of WordPress Achievement
-Wordpress day by day becomes the most popular content management
-There are around 25 articles posting in every second using WordPress
-There are around 25% of developing sites using WordPress
-The WordPress 4.0 gets around 16 million downloads after two month released
-Wordpress is translated into 53 different languages.
-There are around 80 meetings for WordPress discussion a year
-Thousand of developers are contributing for WordPress improvement
-Thousand of free and quality themes are available

4.Why should we choose WordPress?
-Easy to use: We do not need too much programming language experience to use WordPress. WordPress comes with interactive and good look and feel GUI. You will find easy to navigate and perform actions in WordPress.
-Strong support community: Just do a search on Google, we will find lots of supporting forums for WordPress. It is not only in English but you can also find supporting forums in your local language.
-Free and quality theme: there are many free and quality themes are available
-Free and quality plugin: there are many free and quality plugins are available
-Easy to Modify: with some knowledge in PHP, HTML, CSS, we can modify WordPress to our own specific style

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