WordPress is free and open-source web software is used to create beautiful websites, blogs, or apps. It is a software designed for everyone, emphasizing accessibility, performance, security, and ease of use. WordPress Content management system (CMS) is based on PHP and MySQL.
WordPress is installed on a web server that is either part of an Internet hosting service or a network host in its own right. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system, referred to within WordPress as Themes.
WordPress was originally created as a blog-publishing system but has evolved to support other web content types including more traditional mailing lists and forums, media galleries, membership sites, learning management systems (LMS) and online stores.
WordPress is used by more than 40.5% of the top 10 million websites as of March 2021. WordPress is one of the most popular content management system solutions in use and is reportedly the most popular website management or blogging system. WordPress has also been used for other application domains, such as pervasive display systems (PDS).