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WordPress is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) & has been around since 2003.
A content management system is software that keeps track of the content on your website.
WordPress has been developed to become the “go to” platform to build a website for start ups or professionals.
It is used by more than 60 million websites as of April 2019.
Free, released under license
Open-source software is a type of computer software in which source code is released under a license in which the copyright holder grants users the rights to study, change, and distribute the software to anyone and for any purpose.
Launched in 2003, WordPress is a couple of years older than Joomla.
On May 27, 2003, Matt Mullenweg announced the availability of the first version of WordPress based on b2 Cafelog with significant improvements.
By 2015 WordPress had become the most popular CMS in the world.
Plugins to create function
As a blog, you can add new blog posts or pages, moderate comments, reply to comments
WordPress relies on plugins to increase or customise functionality.
Plugins can be installed to add image galleries, contact forms, security and more.
For a list of available plugins, visit: https://wordpress.org/plugins/
Popular WordPress Plugins