WordPress Blog and Content Management System
WordPress is a powerful publishing platform, and it comes with a great set of features designed to make your website as easy, pleasant and appealing as possible. It is a freely distributed, standards-compliant, fast, light and free publishing platform, with sensible default settings and features, and an extremely customizable core which makes it a viable solution if you are looking for a Content Management System which will allow you to make updates to your own website via a web based interface.
Besides being the blogging platform of choice for the majority of bloggers, WordPress is becoming more popular amongst website designers and small business owners. There has been a growing demand for website redesigns using WordPress as content management system (CMS). People want to ditch that old CMS or that not so easy to update static website and use WordPress to publish and manage their content online.
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