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Wordpress: Overview

WordPress is a content management system (CMS) that allows you to host different types of content online.

It was originally popularized as Blogging software, so some of the default options assume that chronology is important in what you post. You can change this default.

Glossary

  • Domain
  • Hosting
  • CMS (content management system)
  • Server, server space
  • Themes
  • Plugins
  • Embed
  • Widget

WordPress.com  is a blogging platform that is owned and hosted online.... It is run on a modified version of WordPress.org, an open source piece of software.