Welcome to WordPress for Dummies

WordPress is a very popular website which was started in May, 2003 and to-date serves over 20% of all new websites that come up online. One thing that has made WordPress very popular over the years is the fact that it is quite easy to use and contains numerous features which most other web hosting service providers do not offer. Additionally, one can get a free version of his or her website through WordPress and easily tailor it to suit their taste. Many people actually refer to this software as WordPress for dummies because it is very easy to use and can be used in various ways.

It is fair to say that this website started off as a simple article and writing management tool and over the years grew to attract more and more interest. Eventually, programmers were able to come up with new features and ideas to make it possible to use the software to build ordinary websites. Its content management system which is mostly based on MySQL and PHP is quite easy to use as it is pre-programmed and enables users to follow simple instructions to design their websites and blogs as they please.

When using WordPress for dummies, the most important thing you need to bear in mind is that the knowledge of how to use its resources is quite important. There are numerous resources one can use but as a beginner, you need to know how to use the basic resources such as the WordPress Plugin Directory and Support forums for WordPress. There are also other common resources you should know how to use as a beginner lest you end up being unable to set up your own WordPress blog or website.

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