What is CMS…?

The Content Management System is Software which stores all the data such as photos music documents etc. and is made available on your website. it helps in editing publishing and modifying the content of the website.

WordPress was initially released on 27th may 2003 by Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little.

Worpdress was announced as open source in October 2009.

Here are some features of Worpdress Website

  • User Management : it allows managing the user information such as changing the role fo the users to  Subscirber contributor editor author or administrator, create or delete the user change the password and user information. the main role of the user manager is Authentication.
  • Media Management: it is the tool for managing the media files and folder in which you can easily upload organize and manage hte media files on your website.
  • Theme system: it allows modifying the site view and functionality. it includes images templates  files stylesheet and custom pages.
  • Extend with plugins: Several plugins are availabe which provides custom functions and features and according to the user needs.
  • SEO(Search Engine Optimization: it provides several search engine optimization tools which makes on site SEO simple.
  • Multilingual: it allows translating the entire content into the language preferred by the user.
  • Importers: it allow importing data in form of posts. it imports custom files comments post pages and tags.


  • it is an open source platform and available free.
  • CSS files can be modified according to the design as per user need.
  • there are many plugins and templates available for free. users can customize the various plugins as per their need.
  • it is very easy to edit the content as it uses  WYSWYG editor what you see is what your get is a user interface that allows the user to directly manipulate the layout of document without having a layout command.
  • media files can be uploaded easily and quickly.
  • it offers several SEO tools which makes on-site SEO simple.
  • Customization is easy according to user’s needs.
  • it allows creating different roles for users for website such as admin author editor and contributor.


  • using several plugins can make the website heavy to load and run.
  • PHP knowledge is required to make modifications or changes in the worpdress website.
  • sometimes software needs to be up to dated to keep the wordpress up-to-date with current browser and mobile devices. updating wordpress versions leads to loss of data , so it a backup copy of the website is required.
  • modifying and formatting the graphics images and tables is difficult.

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Hi, my name is Raj Mehmood. I am a wordpress website Designer and Developer.

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