Content Management System
WordPress is the world’s most popular CMS. The script is in its roots more of a blog than a typical CMS. For a while now it’s been modernized and it got thousands of plugins, which made it more CMS-like.
WordPress has evolved throughout the years into a versatile content management system (CMS). While you can still use WordPress to create a simple blog, now it also allows you to create fully functional websites and mobile applications.
The best part about WordPress is that it’s easy to use and flexible enough for just about anything. That’s the main reason why WordPress has grown so much in popularity. According to a recent survey, WordPress powers 22.5% of all websites on the internet.
Easy, Easy, Easy
WordPress does not require PHP nor HTML knowledge like Drupal, Joomla or Typo 3. A pre-installed plugin and template function allows them to be installed very easily. All you need to do is to choose a plugin or a template and click on it to install.
It’s a good choice for beginners.
To have useful support, there must be a large community of users, who will be a part of e.g. a discussion board
The script has over a dozen thousand of plugins available on its website. They are the reason WordPress is considered a CMS, not only a blogging script. A strong majority of the plugins are available for free.
On the script’s homepages, you can view thousands of graphics templates, that can change your website’s look. You can find there both free and paid templates. The paid ones are often more advanced as well as more interesting.
WordPress menu management has extended functionalities, that can be modified to include categories, pages, etc.
You can easily add fields to forms by yourself or using plugins. It will allow your blog or sub-pages to have additional labels, categories or descriptions.