Word Press is a free and open source content management system (CMS). It is multi-user and multi-blogging tool based on PHP and My SQL. Word press is compliant to World Wide Web standards. WordPress is an Open Source project, which means that there are hundreds of people that are working on it, forever developing it and improving it.

It has a rich plug in architecture which allows users and developers to extend its functionalities. Word Press has a database of over 22,000 plug-in with purposes ranging from Search engine optimization (SEO) to adding widgets. Widgets are small modules that offer users with drag-and-drop sidebar content placement and implementation of many plug-in extended abilities. These small modules can be used to add functionality such as a slideshow, news slides, Facebook like Box etc. Facebook like Box Widget is a social plug-in that enables Facebook Page owners to attract and gain Likes & Recommendation Comments from their own website. The Like Box enables users to see how many users and their friends like their page with one click, without needing to visit the page.

It also provide feature of installing and switching between different themes. It allows users to change the look and functionality of any WordPress website without altering the information content or structure. It has various cross blog communication tools.

Why WordPress:

  • User friendly
  • Social media integration
  • Strong developer community
  • SEO friendly