What is Wordpress? WordPress is an open source blog publishing application powered by PHP and MySQL which can also be used for content management. It has many features including a plugin architecture and a templating system. WordPress is the most popular blog software in use today.
Features WordPress has a templating system, which includes widgets that can be rearranged without editing PHP or HTML code, as well as themes that can be installed and switched between. The PHP and HTML code in themes can also be edited for more advanced customizations. WordPress also features integrated link management; a search engine-friendly, clean permalink structure; the ability to assign nested, multiple categories to articles; and support for tagging of posts and articles.
Dashboard A dashboard, in website administration, is a page at the front of the control panel for a website's content management system. A dashboard typically indicates items which require urgent actions at the top of the page, moving into less important statistics at the bottom. Examples <ul><li>Blogging software WordPress
Posts Edit: We can able to edit the post that we have uploaded. Add New: We can upload new post in the blog. Tags: In Web pages, tags indicate what should be displayed on the screen when the page loads. Tags are the basic formatting tool used in HTML (hypertext markup language) and other markup languages, such as XML. Categories: A easy reference of the term that we are using in the content.
Date by Date filteration can be done for easy reference of the documents that have been uploaded.
Links are those which can connect one or more pages.Using the web address they can able to connect to them.
We can able to add or edit the links that have been assigned the page. </li></ul>
Pages and Comments <ul><li>We can create or edit pages.
In this we can able to upload, vedio, media, pictures, audio.
We can do alignment,change the size, font and colour of the text that we are entering in the page.
We can add or delete comments to the documents that we are adding in the page. </li></ul>
Appearance Appearance of the site mainly depends upon the themes that we are using.Header of the themes can be customised as we wish.Style sheet of the themes can be edited so that we can able to cutomise the site.We can add new themes in to our profile and can be used.
Plugins Here in this wordpress default plugins will be present.We can edit the defaults plugings also.We can able to add new plugins as we wish and we can able to customise the akismet/akismet.php code to edit the plugins as we require.We can activate or inactivate the plugins that are used in the blog.
Users and Tools <ul><li>The default user is the admin where his profile will be present.Here we can add users in this webpress were we can able to update the profile of the users who has the permission the access the blog.
Tools that are present in this word press are Import,Export and Upgrade.As the name resembles what they are used for.Upgrade process will upgrade the wordpress to the latest version that is available. </li></ul>