WordPress technology is an open source Content Management System, which allows its users to build or build dynamic websites and blog pages. WordPress is one of the most popular blogging system available on the web and it allows updating, customizing and managing the website from its own back-end CMS and different components.
What is Content Management System (CMS)?
Content Management System (CMS) is a software which stores all the data such as text, photos, music, documents, etc. and is made available on your website. It helps in editing, publishing and modifying the content of the website.
WordPress was initially released on 27th May, 2003 by Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little. WordPress was announced as open source in October 2009.
- User Management − It allows managing the user information such as changing the role of the users to (subscriber, contributor, author, editor or administrator), create or delete the user, change the password and user information. The main role of the user manager is Authentication.
- Media Management − It is the tool for managing the media files and folder, in which you can easily upload, organize and manage the media files on your website.
- Theme System − It allows modifying the site view and functionality. It includes images, stylesheet, template files and custom pages.
- Extend with Plugins − Several plugins are available which provides custom functions and features according to the users need.
- Search Engine Optimization − It provides several search engine optimization (SEO) tools which makes on-site SEO simple.
- Multilingual − It allows translating the entire content into the language preferred by the user.
- Importers − It allows importing data in the form of posts. It imports custom files, comments, post pages and tags.