What is WordPress?
According to WordPress, WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. We like to say that WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.
The core software is built by hundreds of community volunteers, and when you’re ready for more there are thousands of plugins and themes available to transform your site into almost anything you can imagine. Over 25 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call “home” — we’d love you to join the family.
Can I Install WordPress and Use It Myself?
Absolutely! WordPress is a free website and blog design software that is easily downloadable from their website. If you have knowledge of website hosting software and can setup the software on a qualified LAMP environment your all set to get your website moving along.
Do I Need to Know CSS or PHP to Use WordPress?
ReadyLaunchWP.com makes use of CSS and PHP to develop or modify your WordPress website. However, as a user, the only time you would need to know CSS or PHP would be to make changes to the basic or advanced style or actions of your website. In most cases, users are able to make content and visual changes by using the visual user friendly editor within the WordPress admin user panel.
How Can I take a Test Drive?
You have probably researched WordPress and other Open Source Free website design software. Please take a peak at the WordPress Administration panel. This is like familiarizing yourself with the dashboard of your new website. In fact, the first page you see after logging in is called The Dashboard.
Across the top of the Admin screen is the main menu, which says: