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A Summary Of WordPress

WordPress began in 2003 as a blogging system, but eventually evolved into a full content management system through a variety of Plugins, Themes and Widgets.

There are many Advantages when it comes to using WordPress, One example being that it is cheaper to build due to it’s variety of themes on offer. WordPress has the highest number of developers creating Themes and Plugins which can be paid for or may be completely free of charge. Another advantage of using WordPress is that the Search Engine Optimisation is made to be very simple, by offering several tools. Using WordPress means that you have complete control of your site and it enables an administrator to set up multiple users for the website and assign access levels to each other.

The Difference Between Pages and Posts:

Posts are entries listed in order of the dates they are posted, found on the Home Page of a blog or website. They can be found in Archives, Categories, Recent Posts and a few other Widgets. The URL for a post includes the date that a particular post is published.

Pages however, are not listed by date and can be displayed in the sidebar using the tabs at the top of a blog/website. Pages do not use tags or Categories. A good example of a page is an ‘About Me’ Page.

The Differences between Categories and Tags:

Categories are used to group a variety of posts, according to their topic and can be arranged in a Hierarchy. Tags are similar to categories but are generally used to describe posts in more detail and exist in their own right, having no set relationship with anything else. There is no limit to how many Tags and Categories you can have.

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