WordPress is a website framework or often called a content management system. WordPress has an area to login and you can modify (edit) information on a website through a what you see is what you get editor (WYSIWYG editor and pronounced wizzey-wig). Originally WordPress was developed to build blogs. Now 1 out of every 5 websites are built in WordPress and probably 80% of all small business websites are powered by WordPress. Some of the features of WordPress are:
- It is FREE
- Easy to Learn
- Easy for Web Developers to create designs
- Easy to Update
- Fairly Secure
WordPress is Open Source software and can be downloaded from http://wordpress.org. For more information and the history of WordPress see: http://wordpress.org/about/ and http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/WordPress.