Getting Started with WordPress Web Development

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Hello guys and welcome to this module this course teaches you how to start designing business and professional websites with WordPress delightfully. In this course, we’ll be deconstructing the web to figure out a number of opportunities for WordPress as it relates to its business, for both techies and inexperienced developers alike. And as the name connotes, we will also be learning how to get a website up and running with WordPress. 

According to Bluehost, WordPress powers over a quarter of the world’s websites and is the site builder of choice for leading enterprises including CNN, Sony Corp, TIME, Disney, and so much more.

Initially, WordPress came as an easy-to-use platform for bloggers. Over the years, growth and deliberate contributions have transformed what was a mere blogging tool into a full-fledged content management system that is now accepted all over the world.

WordPress has not just become the world’s most effective CMS but it has come with features and functionalities that make it ideal for building any kind of website that you can ever imagine. To go in favor of history, WordPress (WP as it is known among webmasters) was developed in the year 2003, to make online publishing seamless for web designers and non-designers.

WordPress is a free and open-source content management system written in PHP and paired with a MySQL or MariaDB database. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system, referred to within WordPress as Themes.