WordPress is an open source content management system (CMS) that first hit the scene in 2003 with a single bit of code. The project that started with a few thousands users has grown to be the largest self-hosted blogging tool on the globe. Now millions of people around the world useWordPress for their websites and blogs. The latest WordPress updates for 2015 include quality theme, innovative plugins and helpful tools to make websites even more eye-catching and interactive.
A basic WordPress site and blog are free, making it a viable platform for small businesses looking to create an immediate web presence. There are free themes to help customize new sites for greater originality and professionalism. As the business grows, a flexible WordPress site can evolve with it. Paid themes are an affordable way to create a quality website without knowing advanced website design or coding. Forbes recently published its 10 great paid WordPress themes of 2015. One example is the FlexMag theme for $59. With the growing popularity of online magazines, this theme is streamlined and highlights images for an exciting feel without the high price tag.
WordPress plugins are another way to enhance the experience and many of them are also free.SitePoint just highlighted the best free WordPress membership plugins. At the top of the list is WP-Members, which is a free membership management framework just for registered users. The plugin makes it possible to restrict certain content, which is ideal for premium content websites, custom registration, newsletters and more. A myriad of WordPress plugins are available for free, with paid plugins to for specialized needs. These plugins make it possible to completely customize a WordPress site.
Getting Greater Control Over WordPress
The popularity of WordPress is sure to inspire an array of various services. One of the latest, as reported , is VersionPress. This Prague-based startup is offering version control for WordPress. Their mission ot to create an undo button for changes that are made to a site on this platform. Software will be built on top of Git the open source version control system. As a result, VersionPress refers to itself as