Content Management System A web content management system (web CMS) is a bundled or stand-alone application to create, manage, store and deploy content on Web pages. Web content includes text and embedded graphics, photos, video, audio, and code (e.g., for applications) that displays content or interacts with the user
WordPress is an open source, free blogging tool and content management system (CMS) powered by PHP and MySQL Installed in your hosting space You can update your site from any computer that has internet access Wordpress?
WordPress is used by more than 18.9% of the top 10 million websites as of August 2013. WordPress is the most popular blogging system in use on the Web,at more than 60 million websites. Wordpress Statistics
Wordpress.com vs Wordpress.org.com cloud-hosted service “free” simple, less control.org downloadable, self-hosted service not as “free” more hassle, more control
Installing Wordpress 1. Go to http://Wordpress.org and download latest versionhttp://Wordpress.org 2. Extract the zipped file and paste in xampp\htdocs (rename the folder say, 'wordpress') 3. Go To XAMPP and run XAMPP Control Panel. Start Apache and MySQL Services
Installing Wordpress... 4. Create database Http://localhost:8080/phpmyadmin 5. Go to http://localhost:8080/wordpresshttp://localhost:8080/wordpress *Where wordpress is the name of the directory that contains wordpress files Now, follow the on screen instructions.