WordPress Content Management System (CMS)

What is a CMS?

A Content Management System (CMS) is software that allows you to more easily manage a website and its associated web pages. Instead of manually building the pages, a CMS like WordPress makes the job easier, using templates and a built-in editor for most features.

What makes WordPress a good choice for a CMS?

WordPress was primarily created as a blogging platform. However, over the years, it has become a full-fledged CMS solution. Its advantages include:

  • Easy to use and modify templates for any custom look.
  • Thousands of pre-made templates, both free and commercial.
  • Ability to have multiple editors and authors for various sections of the website.
  • Powerful, easy to use graphical editor (WYSIWYG) to allow anyone to create content on a page.
  • Built-in menu system allowing for the quick creation of navigation and links
  • Updated frequently to offer the latest features and security patches