What is WordPress? It is a open source software helps to build blog or website easily without using hard coding.

What is WordPress? – WP Tutorials For Beginners

What is WordPress? WordPress is an open source content management system (CMS). You can use WordPress to build a website or blog easily without touching a single line of code.

WordPress was introduced in 2003 as to improve typography of everyday writing. But now WordPress used for to build a blog or any website without using complex codes. WordPress is written using PHP and MySQL, and it licensed under GPLv2 (or later).

As per recent Wikipedia, February 2017 report says 27.5% top 10 million websites use WordPress and more than 60 million websites are supported by WordPress. Because of this robust CMS features people like to choose this software more than anyone.

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What is WordPress?

     You can download and install WordPress latest updated script from WordPress.Org. In this method, you need a domina name and web hosting account.

    You can customize the WordPress based on your requirement. WP repository has free 3000+ themes and 50,956 plugins.

   There is another service called WordPress.Com, in this method you can create the blog on WordPress.Com subdomain. For example, it looks like a http://carreview.wordpress.com/. But in this method, you will face many limitations such as you can’t install plugins and custom themes.

Why Should You Choose WordPress?

1. WordPress is open source software CMS, and you need not pay anyone license fees, it is free.

2. WP has the biggest community in the world. Therefore you need not worry about getting help from others. If you have any doubts about WordPress, please post your queries at official WP forum you will get a reply instantly.

3. It is SEO friendly CMS software because of this many small to enterprise level companies uses the WordPress CMS. Companies want their content optimized for both users and search engines.

4. You have full control over your content. You spend a lot of time to create quality content for your visitors. But if you put your content on hosted services like Tumblr, WordPress.Com, Wix then you may lose your content. Because they have full rights to shut down your site.

If you run your site on a self-hosted platform, then you don’t need to worry about this type of problems.

5. Sometimes you need a custom design for your WP site. You can design it yourself or hire a freelancer easily. WP community have a biggest

At WPBlogX we provide latest WordPress tutorials for beginners.

6.  They offer you thousands of themes and plugins for free of cost. You can download it from WordPress repository. You can use those items to extend your site functionality quickly.

7. Lastly, before WordPress, you must know HTML, CSS, and Javascript to design your site or hire someone to design and need someone help to update content.

If you know basic things about how to use a computer? Then you can use WordPress without getting help from others.


WordPress is best suited for beginners or someone doesn’t like coding. WP has free themes and plugins you can expand your functionality easily without using complex coding. Using WP CMS you can build blogs or websites quickly.

I hope you enjoyed this post, about What is WordPress? If you have any doubts ask your questions by using the comment section.

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Prabhu Ganesan has provided his Web development and SEO services independently. He is Co-founder of Webicle Media and WPBlogX. He is very much involved in WordPress as it becomes a second nature for him. Find him on twitter @gprabhucbe

8 thoughts to “What is WordPress? – WP Tutorials For Beginners”

  1. You’ve got great insights about the Article, I learned basics about WordPress. Thanks and keep up the good work!

  2. Hello,

    Thanks for putting great information regarding WP on your blog. I am totally new to all these. I came to know that digital marketing job has bright future and great pay scale. I am interested in learning this. However, I have few limitation and would like to clear from you before I proceed.

    I am from BPO/KPO background. Know basic stuff of computer and internet.
    Could you please advice if one can still learn digital marketing and get expertise if the person does not have good communication skills, creative mind and thinking, don’t know anything about coding/html, not expert in english language? Please advise at your earliest. If you willing to call me that would be appreciated and my contact no is 99988 69930. Thank you so much.

    1. Hey Amit,

      Anyone can build WordPress blog easily without touching a single line of coding languages like HTML, CSS, Javascript, and PHP. First, choose your niche to write a tutorial for your visitors. Second, register a domain name and purchase hosting account from reputed providers. And then install WordPress on your hosting account to start to write something related to your niche. Still, you need to learn WordPress, Put this keyword on Youtube “how to start a WordPress blog as a beginner? You will learn a lot of new things from video tutorials.


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