WordPress is the world’s number 1 blogging platform. WordPress is a complex, yet easy to use blogging script which merges an advanced interface with state of the art publishing features. Due to the complex nature of the blogging platform, running with the latest PHP features, it’s very important to choose a WordPress Hosting package which provides the correct technical specifications to enable WordPress to run correctly.
WordPress meanwhile is a tool for making websites, and one that lives on the server where your website is in the case of WordPress hosting. This then means that you have the ability to simply visit your website, click ‘edit', enter your user credentials, and then change the pages on the fly. This is perfect for many reasons – it means that you don't need to store the files on your computer for instance which means that you can have more space on your computer, and which means you can edit it from anywhere as long as you have access to the internet.
WordPress was initially used as a blogging tool; it is now also used by millions of individuals, businesses and organizations around the world to build a complete and beautiful website. One of the best features of the WordPress is the availability of thousands of plug-ins. Right now there are approx seventeen thousand plug-ins, can take the websites to the next level and these can be utilized and customized by the users. Among these, the most widely-used plug-ins are Google XML Sitemaps, Akismet, Contact Form 7, GD Star Rating, NextGEN Gallery, Google Analytics for WordPress, Easy AdSense, WP Super Cache, Sociable, etc.
WordPress also has the ability to run multiple websites through single installation. This configuration can be called as WordPress Multisite. Each site in the multisite will have its own content, users, plugins and themes. As an icing on the cake, one can change the look of the website without affecting its contents in WordPress as it separates the content, theme and the look of the site. Even with its so many wonderful features and beauty, WordPress is easy to navigate and use.