WordPress is a free website creation tool written in PHP and MySQL. Initially, it was created as a blogging platform, but over time it has grown into so much more. Today, many Fortune 500 companies and new outlets choose to use WordPress for their websites. In fact, 27.5% of the top 10 million websites in the world use WordPress for their websites.
WordPress has many additional plug-ins and extensions thanks to third-party programmers which significantly expands its capabilities. Most website features seen online can be done on WordPress and after the initial setup can be managed by the end user. CMS based websites, like WordPress, save companies since employees of the company can take on minor edits and changes to the website themselves.