What is WordPress?

WordPress is one of the most popular Content Management Systems (CMS) available for creating, publishing and managing websites. The open-source software is completely free and a wealth of add-ons (both free and paid-for) are available.

WordPress’ flexibility makes it suitable for beginners to advanced developers. Design and manage a basic website yourself, or have your website professionally designed in WordPress and then manage small changes and updates yourself using the wysiwyg Admin interface.

This easy-to-use software includes:

  • Multiple Themes and Plugins to customise your site.
  • A built-in updater that can update your plugins and themes from within your WordPress dashboard
  • Tools for managing your files and documents
  • A Widget tool to add multiple functions to your website or blog, such as:
    • Content
    • Adverts
    • Social media sharing buttons
    • Sliders
    • Images
    • Videos
    • Forms

Many tutorials and videos are available to guide you in using this popular CMS.

Install WordPress quickly and easily with the WordPress Installer, available in the xneelo Control Panel for our Web Hosting packages – Basic, Standard, Advanced or Master accounts (WordPress requires a MySQL database).