|Developer(s)||Ryan Boren, Mark Jaquith, Matt Mullenweg, Andrew Ozz, Peter Westwood|
|Initial release||May 27, 2003|
|Stable release||4.6.1 / September 7, 2016|
WordPress allows users to create and edit websites from a central control panel, which includes a text editor for modifying content and menus to change various design elements. WordPress provides various plugins in WordPress Plugin Directory, and it is quite easy to upload and promote plugins in WordPress.
Users can write posts into the software and other people reading the post can write comments about it.
Since the release of WordPress version 3.0, the software had been downloaded more than 27 million times.
Free hosting[change | change source]
WordPress can be downloaded and installed on any server with PHP installed. However, WordPress has a service for users to host blogs, called wordpress.com. It has a limit of 3 GB of free space, with an option to upgrade for more. Users cannot add their own domain to the blog when using free option.
References[change | change source]
- WordPress 4.6.1 Security and Maintenance Release
- "WordPress › About » GPL". WordPress.org. http://wordpress.org/about/gpl/. Retrieved 2010-06-15.
- Optimize Your Own WordPress Plugin Using These Simple Tips -- tisindia.com - Retrieved Monday, 13 July 2015
- WordPress Download Counter - Retrieved December 19, 2010
- The Features You'll Love -- WordPress.com - Retrieved December 15, 2010
Other websites[change | change source]
- Wordpress.com - A website that you can create a blog in using WordPress for free.
- Wordpress.org - The website to get WordPress.
- Blog ideas
- (French) WordPress Francophone
- WordPress thémes