Introduction of WordPress CMS
WordPress CMS (Content Management System) is an opensource software which is used to build and maintain a website for different business purposes. It is the most popular web blogging system enables the user to add and modify the website.
The Content Management System (CMS) is a software which stores data such as text, photos, music, documents. It helps in editing, publishing and modifying the content of the website.
WordPress function through its plugins such as search engine optimization (SEO), contact forms, newsletter marketing, on-site social media and commenting features.
The WordPress software allows the user to select any of the two version for creating a blog. Mainly blog is used or manage or update the current status of the website to the customer or user who are seeing the corresponding websites.
The CMS platform includes content editor allows user to create and publish webpages. CMS is a user-friendly software because of its usability even a non-technical user can create, design and publish the website. Here the some of the main advantage or benefits of using a CMS is that it has no hassle in publishing, convenient content scheduling, Work with any size business, Affordable and Easy to access, and Ability to customize.
WordPress multisite is a tool used to create and allow access to multiple blogs that exists in a single installation of a WordPress. The WordPress can be used by two forms as WordPress.com and WordPress.org.
WordPress.com is the hosted version of WordPress that is used to create an account to make a blog or website. And by default, the websites URL or Domain will include the term “myblog.wordpress.com”. Where as WordPress.org is where the user can download the WordPress to install and use own Web hosting account.
WordPress plugins used to form the WordPress Website. It allows the user to add and edit the website without changing the single line of code. WordPress Plugins are available in the WordPress directory to download and access. Depending upon the function the plugins are categorized as basic and premium.
Adding WordPress Plugins to the website
The Plugins are added by either by automatically or manually. By using automatic addition of WordPress plugins, user need to install the plugins from the WordPress admin area.
- From admin screen, go to Plugins -> Add new
- Select the needed plugin and click Install now
- After installing Activate the installed Plugins
The manual addition of plugin to the website includes
Download the Zip file of plugin by manually downloaded WordPress Plugins from third party sources.
- Go to Plugin -> Add New
- Upload plugins
- Choose the downloaded Zip file
- Install Now
- Activate Plugin
To Update WordPress plugin
Updating the Plugins when the new updates available not only enables the user to use the new functionality Plugins and also it enables to provide and maintain the security of the websites.
By Automatically, under the admin menu go to Plugin -> Installed Plugin to update the current plugins. Whereas by manually updating the plugins need to select the Plugin by individually by using the checkbox. Here the user also able to update a set of Plugin by selecting each checkboxes an choose Bulk Actions and then click Apply.
To Remove or Deactivate the Plugins
When the Plugin that does not requires at a particular website, the removal or deactivation of the Plugin takes place. This is also done by either manually or automatically.
By automatic removal
- Under Admin screen, go to Plugin -> Installed Plugin
- Select the particular Plugin you need to remove and select
- To remove the Plugin altogether select Delete, after deactivating or skip it.
- Open the Hosting account’s File MANAGER
- Go to public _html -> connect -> Plugin
- To deactivate all Plugins, rename the parent Plugin folder to
- Plugin _disable
Types of Plugins
The some of the commonly used plugins are
- Website optimization
- Contact form plugin
- Caching Plugin
- SEO Plugin
Difference between Page and Post in WordPress
The Pages are used for a static content, whereas the Posts are used for the contents that are regularly updated.
When the WordPress are created first, the posts are often used for the traditional blog entries and the pages are not used. But now the pages are also used to create a traditional content blog.
Posts – Posts are the content or the entry that are used to share the particular news, articles or to share information to the followers.
Pages- Pages are the key information of the particular article and that cannot change often and it is updated rear. Many of the companies and Industries uses the pages to show the updates of their future product and information.
The Four key Difference of POSTS and PAGES
Pages are timeless hence the user can the see the page at any time of instance. A page is to update at a regular interval of time about the organization about team growth, size, Location and growth of the organization. Whereas posts are timely one and it is also outdated at certain time when the product is outdated or when the new product launches.
The posts show the date, author and other information to the post under the design of the theme. But pages have not any information about the author and the time of inclusion. In most cases, the pages will reflect only the business and websites rather than the individual.
In the organization the main s to add categories and tags to the pages. Here we can have the tags and categories to describe its information. Where as posts are not use the categories and the tags.
Posts often uses interaction with the customer by using the comment functionality. But the pages not able to receive the comment from the user, and also user can able to comment on particular page when it has a added functionality.
The complete tutorial to the WordPress CMS is concluded. From the beginning to its conclusion the entire functions0 which are described.