Lessons and articles about WordPress

What is WordPress

WordPress - is a multi-function content management system for making web sites. It is very often used for building all sorts of online resources such as blogs, news sites and even online shops.

WordPress is a very simple system to use, but it is powerful at the same time, since it contains ability to install various plugins. It is written in PHP, licensed under the GPL open source license of version 2. MySQL is used as a database engine. One of its main advantages is that it is absolutely free.

If you look into the history of WordPress, it is worth noting that the author is Matt Mullenweg. The first public version was released in 2003 under version 0.70.