Create a beautiful website or blog, there are literally hundreds of plugins

About WordPress

WordPress WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. We like to say that WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.

The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when youre ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 60 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call home wed love you to join the family.

A Little History

WordPress was born out of a desire for an elegant, well-architectured personal publishing system. It is the official successor of b2/cafelog. WordPress is fresh software, but its roots and development go back to 2001. It is a mature and stable product. We hope by focusing on user experience and web standards we can create a tool different from anything else out there.

The Content Management Systems (CMS) also includes:

The following is a list of some of the features that come standard with WordPress, however there are literally hundreds of plugins that extend what WordPress does, so the actual functionality is nearly limitless.

Key Features

There is much more, but these are the highlights. If there is something that you really want, submit a request on the support forums and there is a good chance someone will whip it up for you.

Some of the freely available themes for WordPress

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