HISTORY OF WORDPRESS
As of June 2019, WordPress is used by 60.8% of all the websites whose content management system is known. This is 27.5% of the top 10 million websites.
FEATURES OF WORDPRESS
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WordPress themes are generally classified into two categories: free and premium. Many free themes are listed in the WordPress theme directory and premium themes are available for purchase from marketplaces and individual WordPress developers. WordPress users may also create and develop their own custom themes. The free theme Underscores created by the WordPress developers has become a popular basis for new themes.
Most plugins are available through WordPress themselves, either via downloading them and installing the files manually via FTP or through the WordPress dashboard. However, many third parties offer plugins through their own websites, many of which are paid packages.
This is one of the main features of WordPress. Through this feature we can customize almost anything in website. Ex : Font, Colour and Typography etc. This is the inbuilt theme customizer present in every theme we use.
Now you might wonder apart from these features, why WordPress is liked by millions around the globe? The answer is that for creating websites in wordpress you don’t need to learn to code. You can simply drag and drop the elements to your page and start customizing it.
WordPress is an amazing empowering platform to launch your own website for free.
It is an opensource project, easy to learn, flexible enough to expand as you grow and SEO friendly. With themes and plugins, you can make your own site look stylish and professional.