If you’ve been on the internet long enough, you’ve definitely heard about WordPress. It might have been an ad, or you might have seen the app in your friend’s phone, and if you have heard about it then you probably know that it is a software used for blogging and creating websites.
Launched in 2003, WordPress has become extremely popular over the years and has been used in creating websites and pages and blogs of all sorts. According to WordPress Agency Sydney you can use it to build:
- Business websites
- Social networking websites
- Set up an e-commerce store
Apart from being an all in one platform for building websites, WordPress(WordPress.org) is also a free, open-source, software. You just have to buy the domain name and pay for hosting. It is a user friendly software and you can use it as you like and modify it according to your wish.
WordPress provides you with plugins which can be used to change the functionality of your website, adding new features and hence customizing it for you. You can add it or download it from the dashboard or install by using FTP. It also has Themes to change how your site looks.
WordPress comes with updates almost daily to maintain a higher level of security. Every plugin you receive gets updates as well. It is very important to maintain updates otherwise your website becomes vulnerable to hackers. You can use tools like WordPress Auditor, Sploit Framework to search for vulnerabilities.