What is WordPress?
WordPress powers more than 23% of the web — a figure that rises every day. Everything from simple websites, to blogs, to complex portals and enterprise websites, and even applications, are built with WordPress.
Easy to use - Simplicity makes it possible for you to get online and get publishing, quickly.
Search engine and SEO friendly - WordPress.com is optimized for SEO and getting your site in front of searchers on Google, Bing, Yahoo, and others.
Publishing Tools - WordPress makes it easy for you to manage your content. Create drafts, schedule publication, and look at your post revisions. Make your content public or private, and secure posts and pages with a password.
Media Management - They say a picture says a thousand words, which is why it’s important for you to be able to quickly and easily upload images and media to WordPress. Drag and drop your media into the uploader to add it to your website. Add alt text, captions, and titles, and insert images and galleries into your content.
Scalability - WordPress comes packed full of features for every user, for every other feature there’s a plugin directory with thousands of plugins. Add complex galleries, social networking, forums, social media widgets, spam protection, calendars, fine-tune controls for search engine optimization, and forms.
Full Standards Compliance - Every piece of WordPress generated code is in full compliance with the standards set by the W3C.
Community - As the most popular open source CMS on the web, WordPress has a vibrant and supportive community. Ask a question on the support forums, read blogs posts and tutorials about WordPress.
Portability – WordPress can be easily set up and moved from one host to another.