Useful Facts About WordPress

WordPress is well known as a great blogging tool that creates beautiful blogs or websites for free. This sounds great, but what exactly can WordPress do for you? If you run any type of business, then your website is probably an important part of your business and your business strategy. WordPress allows you to easily create, update and manage your own web presence all by yourself using just an internet browser. Being the smart creative leader that you are, you probably have some questions about what WordPress has to offer you as a content management system. Before we address these, let’s look at some impressive statistics about WordPress: There are well over 60 million installations of WordPress worldwide. This number is growing everyday Over one-sixth of all websites worldwide are powered by WordPress. More than 50% of all sites that use a content management system are powered by WordPress. Over 30,000,000 searches are made on Google each month for WordPress related terms WordPress is a completely free to use application built using an open source content management system. WordPress is built by volunteers. Hundreds of people from all over the world work on developing and improving WordPress every day. WordPress is regularly and continually updated to improve both its functionality and security. WordPress can deliver your content online to visitors worldwide. WordPress has been translated and localized into over 73 languages. There is virtually no limit to what you can …

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Understanding Blogging Terminology

The blogging revolution has introduced a whole new set of blog terms, blog abbreviations and blogging acronyms to online users. Even though WordPress has moved well beyond just being a “blogging” platform and is now the fastest growing Content Management System (CMS) platform for personal and business users worldwide, in many ways WordPress is still synonymous with blogging, If you’re considering starting a blog, or you are a beginner WordPress user, therefore, it helps to understand some of the basic blogging definitions. Here, then, are some of the more common and useful blogging definitions to help you understand blargon terminology: A blog is short for weblog, which, according to most definitions, is a simple online diary that allows you to publish, date and list your periodic thoughts, opinions and musings on a particular topic or idea, generally in reverse chronological order (i.e. whatever you publish last appears first). When you focus a blog towards business purposes (e.g. promoting your business, products or services), then you have a business blog, instead of a personal blog. Blogging is the act of posting content on blogs. A blogger is someone who blogs and the Blogosphere represents the entire universe of blogs and the internet blogging community. Most blogging activities are made possible via the use of a blogging platform, which is the software application used for blogging. Most blogging platforms are sophisticated Content Management Systems (CMS) that allow you to create and publish …

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