Understanding WordPress

Understanding WordPress

If you have a blog, the best thing to do is to maximize its readership through a CMS such as WordPress. Over the years, the portal has evolved into a state of the art blogging platform that can be used to create, edit and publish highly customizable content in real time.

If you have used WordPress even once then you know that in order to access your account all you have to do is log into your administrator dashboard using ‘your-site/wp-login.php. You can easily upload new content, modify old blogs or publish new, install plug-ins, themes etc. However, have you ever thought how you can maximize its potential?

The ultimate aim of the CMS is to generate HTML pages on a dynamic basis which is why an HTML page and web page are considered synonymous with each other. WordPress uses SQL and PHP to store data and the PHP code makes up the core for the CMS while the database makes up its memory. Each installation of WordPress gets its own database and the following information you enter is stored there:

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Is ExpressionEngine right for your business

Is ExpressionEngine right for your business

If you are an up and coming entrepreneur, then you know your business website is a virtual expression of your brand for the masses. ExpressionEngine (EE) is a CMS that took this fact to heart and made it evident with its flexible and scalable solutions. Using this open source software, you can express your brand message in almost any way you want utilizing the innumerable features EE offers. However, just like any other CMS, this one also has some features that might not prove as lucrative.

Useful Features

ExpressionEngine offers a limitless list of features but some of the important ones are:

  • Image management
  • SEO friendly URLs
  • Ability to create multiple categories
  • Add sticky posts
  • Status creation for posts
  • RSS and ATOM Syndication

These are self explanatory, but other features deserve a proper introduction, such as EE’s

Template Engine and Commenting System – Creating a website will be easy if you depend on the template engine’s innumerable tags. Besides this, you can sustain a healthy social experience for commenters by allowing new ones to join in key discussions via the commenting system.

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