An Introduction to WordPress

WordPress is a free and open-source content management system (CMS). It is secure, easy to use and flexible, allowing you to create any website you want: a personal blog, a professional portfolio, a business website, a magazine website and more. Websites created with WordPress are Search Engine Optimized, and include powerful media management and publishing tools. You can make your site beautiful with themes, and its functionality can be extended with the use of plugins.

Getting Started with WordPress

Let’s take a step-by-step tour through your WordPress site and see how the different functions work and how to make your new site unique.

A guide to WordPress posts and pages

In WordPress, you can create either posts or pages. When you're writing a regular blog entry, you create a post. Pages live outside of the normal blog chronology, and are often used to present timeless information.

Managing content in WordPress

In WordPress, you can create either Posts or Pages to display your content. Your content can consist of text or other Media such as images, video, recordings and files that you upload and use in your website. Your blog's readers can respond to your posts through Comments.

A guide to WordPress users and their roles

A WordPress site can be used, maintained and administered by more than one users. This guide will teach you how to add, change or delete your site's users, and which role should be assigned to each user.

Configure your WordPress settings

These settings define your website as a whole. They determine how your site behaves, how you interact with your site, and how the rest of the world interacts with your site.