WordPress is a blog platform developed with PHP language, users can use a server which supports PHP language and MySQL database to set up their own blogs. You can also use WordPress as a content management system (CMS). WordPress is a free open-source project, released under the GNU General Public license.
WordPress is unique product in its own terms and has allowed an access to personal blogging touching many aspects which were unheard till the day it was developed. It has completely changed the way blogging works. It is simple and at the same time can be complex. This has made people to present their views to many people at the same time effectively and easily. It gives a platform to develop the power of writing and representing the same to the people around the globe.
WordPress has its own unique features and this makes it popular and loved by all. Firstly, wordpress is a platform provided to you free of cost, compiling all the rules and standards formed, great speed assured with quality and customization options. For using wordpress, php is essential. It can be downloaded easily on your system as well as on the intranet, facilitating you to the customization option for your wordpress blogging website. The complete website can be managed by you and can be effectively controlled.
Another great aspect of wordpress is the software attached named as, gettext. This allows you the feature of translation of all the content of your website and can be seen in multi-languages. Moreover, the automatic formation of new pages makes the whole process quicker and so the speed increases the efficiency. The templates generate new pages and so the need manual updating disappears. WordPress also gives you a unique option of the security level and the level upto which the user or any member can manipulate the content posted in the blog. The limits are pre-defined restricting such users to their responsibility and their rights.
Moreover, it is very simple to install wordpress and very quick also. Not only this, wordpress gives you an option to make a profile for the members. Each member can share their personal contact information and can they edit the information which they want to share with everyone. This facilitates the unique identification of each user and their blogs.
The feature of utc is available in wordpress which allows you to update your blog as per the universal standard accepted time. Even though, the members posting the blog or comments are in different parts of the world, they can be coordinated through this feature of wordpress. WordPress also allows the other blogs to link to each other and let them connect with each other through the readily available options of track back and ping back. These options allow an important way to link and connect different blogs to each other.
Not only this, wordpress gives you the power of customizing the security options also. The password options enable you to share the information and blogs only to some people. Other than this, it also allows you to upload videos, images, music and other podcasts, to your blog with help of various template files and scripts.