WordPress is one of the most powerful and popular platforms on the internet today. It powers over 300 million sites on the internet, along with some of the most well known sites in the world — such as TechCrunch, HuffingtonPost, PerezHilton and many more.
The great thing about WordPress is that you don’t need to know the complexities of how it works to actually use it. WordPress is extremely simple to install and use, which is why it’s so popular.
In the “How WordPress Works” infographic below, we can look to the inner complexities of the software, what makes it work and why so many sites trust it as their CMS of choice.
How WordPress Works as a CMS
WordPress was originally created for bloggers to create sites of their own. Now the platform is being used to create web sites, blogs and resources of all sizes. With a powerful core platform and add-on themes and plugins, it’s a powerful solution to every site owner — whether new, old, big or small.
- The look and feel of your site can be customized through the use of a WordPress theme.
- To work on site customization and user engagement, site owners can implement WordPress plugins.
- To have WordPress working for you on all levels, site owners must utilize the WP core (platform) while also using theme and plugin components as well.
Infographic source: ChaosToClarity.com