WordPress is the most common web site management software in use today. It is a content management system, or CMS: software that allows you to create, modify, and organize digital content. WordPress powers more than 30% of the world’s web sites, including:
For various DTC classes, you have been asked to purchase web hosting and domain services from Reclaim Hosting, and then install and configure WordPress on your domain, along with a variety of plugins. Instructions, tutorials, and other resources are provided through the links below.
A Note about WordPress.com
Many people are familiar with WordPress.com for setting up personal blogs and small web sites. However, WordPress.com is merely a service that lets you use WordPress software without running your own web hosting. The WordPress software itself is free to download from WordPress.org to install on your own web server. Notably, a username and password on WordPress.com will not work on individually-operated WordPress sites.