Getting Started

Administering Your Blog

Generally, the daily tasks associated with administering your WordPress site are quick and easy to do, freeing you to concentrate on the content, editorials, and […]

Settings Media Screen

Settings → Media The Settings Media Screen controls the various settings related to images and other media that are used in writing posts and pages. […]

Settings Discussion Screen

Settings → Discussion The Settings Discussion Screen allows you to set the options concerning comments (also called discussion). It is here the administrator decides if […]

Settings Writing Screen

Settings → Writing Use the Settings Writing Screen to control the interface you use when writing new posts. These settings control WordPress's features in the […]

Password Best Practices

Securing your WordPress starts with a strong password. A strong password is complex and elaborate. It isn’t easy to guess since it doesn’t contain recognizable […]

WordPress.org and WordPress.com

The same core WordPress software is deployed in two very different ways through WordPress.com and WordPress.org. WordPress.com is both a website and a business. You […]

Twenty Sixteen

Twenty Sixteen is the default theme for WordPress in 2016. Twenty Sixteen is a modernized take on an ever-popular WordPress layout — the horizontal masthead […]

Requirements

To run WordPress we recommend your host supports: PHP version 7.2 or greater MySQL version 5.6 or greater OR MariaDB version 10.0 or greater HTTPS […]

History

WordPress was born out of a desire for an elegant, well-architectured personal publishing system built on PHP and MySQL and licensed under the GPL. It […]

Overview of WordPress

WordPress is a free and open source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. It is the most widely-used CMS software in the […]