What is WordPress?
WordPress is an open source content management system and blogging tool. It was released in 2003. It is currently the most popular blogging tool on the internet. WordPress is currently used by 1/5 of the top 10 million websites.
Why Choose WordPress?
WordPress gives you more control over creating a website. Unlike other remote-hosted scripts, WordPress is hosted on your own server. Configurations and Installation are simple. Blog pages in WordPress are generated immediately when a page is requested, so there are not a lot of pages clogging up your web space. Template changes can be made in seconds. WordPress sites are easy to manage and adaptable to future internet technology, giving your site the largest web audience possible.
What are the features of WordPress?
WordPress has a number of features which you can view here: Features.
How is WordPress licensed?
WordPress is licensed with the GNU General Public License. This is an open source license, which means the source code is free to modify and redistribute.
Can I transfer my blog or website from WordPress.com to a self-hosted WordPress installation?
Yes, you can transfer any website to a self-hosted WordPress installation. This guide can help you through the steps: Guide.
How Is WordPress Customizable?
WordPress allows you post your stories, ideas, rants, reviews, links, and/or pictures of anything you choose. You can customize the look and feel of your site by choosing one of WordPress’s numerous available themes, which will determine the style of your site. Different plugins also allow you to extend the functionality of your site. Here is a list of these plugins: Plugins.
What are Templates?
Templates are the files that show what will be displayed on your WordPress site.
Do I need to know how to use PHP in order to use WordPress?
No. You should be able to use WordPress without knowing a thing about PHP. However, you may need to know PHP in order to use a few of the plugins. Most of the plugins do not necessitate this, but some do require manual edits with your files.
Do I need to know all the terms inside of WordPress?
There is a WordPress Glossary that can help you find and understand any term associated with WordPress.
What is the payment process?
After you pick a plan to purchase, you will be directed to either PayPal or a form to enter your credit card information. You will receive an email after your payment has been completed. There you can enter your username and password for logging in.
How do I upgrade to a paid account if I am already a free member?
If you have a free account, you can upgrade to a paid account by clicking here: Pricing. Click Upgrade beneath your desired plan. Make sure you’re logged into your account.
What is WordPress’s refund policy?
WordPress offers a 30 day money back guarantee on all their themes.