What is WordPress

Sinan Tektaş

Hello friends, You must have heard the name of WordPress at some time and you must have been asking that what is WordPress. Friends, do you know about 30 percent of all websites on the Internet are made with the help of WordPress. If you too want to know everything about WordPress, then read this post completely. In this post I'll tell What Is WordPress, Why WordPress Used, Benefits Of WordPress, History Of WordPress.

What is WordPress?

WordPress is an Open Source Software that is used to create websites. 

Basically, WordPress is a CMS ( Content Management System ) that manages all the content of websites. 

WordPress was publicly launched on 27 May 2003. 

WordPress is built in PHP and MySQL Languages. 

WordPress is the world's most popular tool for creating websites. 

WordPress Community claims that about 30 percent of the world's websites are built in WordPress.

WordPress is Open Source and Free.

Why is WordPress used?

More than 30% of all websites on the Internet are using WordPress, including organizations such as White House and Microsoft.

Every kind of website can be created in WordPress. Whether it is Blog, E-commerce, Personal blog or any online tool.

WordPress is Free

First of all, WordPress is absolutely free and Open Source. You do not have to pay anything to use it. 

No Coding Needed

If you do not know computer programming languages, you can still create a website. 
Creating a website in WordPress is very simple. 

Full Customizable

You can create a website as you like in WordPress. The website created in WordPress is fully customizable. You can customize your website accordingly. 

What is the difference between WordPress.org and WordPress.com?

WordPress is also of two types, one is wordpress.org and one is wordpress.com.


WordPress.org, often called self-hosted WordPress, is free, open-source WordPress software that you can install on your Web Hosting to create your own website 100%. 

To create a website on this, you will have to buy a Domain name and Web Hosting.

Benefits of using Wordpress.org

  • Monetize Your Website With Ads
  • Full Customizable
  • Use over 55000 Plugins to Improve Functionality
  • Unlimited Themes
  • Own domain name
  • Monetize with Ads to earn money


WordPress.com is a free service powered by WordPress.org software. It is simple to use, but does not have the same features as WordPress.

  • Here you can create only a simple website. 
  • Here you will get Free subdomain and Free hosting. 
  • Subdomain you will find as yourdomain.wordpress.com. 
  • You have to pay for domain and better experience. 
  • Here you can not use plugins and themes will also get very less. 
Most of the time, when people say "WordPress", they mean the self hosted WordPress available on wordpress.org. If you really want to make your website your own, self-hosted WordPress.org is always the best option.

What are WordPress Plugins

With the help of plugins you can add a service to your website. For Contact forms such as Contact From 7, woo commerce plugin is used for E-commerce. 

There are about 55000 free plugins on WordPress, using which you can increase the functionality of your website. 

So guys this is all in this post.

If you still have any question on WordPress then you can ask me by commenting. 

Thank You.

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