WordPress 101

What is WordPress?
“WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website,
blog, or app. We like to say that WordPress is both free and priceless at
the same time.” – WordPress.org
In other words, WordPress is software that makes it incredibly easy
for anyone to build and manage their own website. While it started as
simple blogging software, WordPress is now a full content management
system (CMS), allowing you to build virtually any type of website on it –
blogs, eCommerce sites, portfolios, business sites, anything.
WordPress Stats
Source: DMR
The best part about WordPress, though, is that everything is completely
open source. This means that there are people all over the world who
contribute to it, and that you can use it for free!
So now, let’s talk about what it takes to build a WordPress site.
25% percentage of websites powered by WordPress
50 thousand WordPress websites created daily
76.5 million WordPress blogs
409 million people who visit WordPress blog

New to WordPress? Welcome! There’s a lot to learn, but we’ll take
it slow and steady to help you become a WordPress pro in no
time. By the end of this ebook, you’ll know what WordPress is, the
basics of using it, and where to go next to learn more!
Ready to learn all things WordPress?

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