WordPress.org is an open source content management system(CMS). A CMS that emphasises accessibility, performance, security, and ease of use.
WordPress has a 59.4% market share of all known content management systems. It’s utilised for hobby blogs to the biggest news sites online.
Some of the benefits of using WordPress over using other services are:
- Using WordPress.org you own your own website and content
- There are no subscription or SAAS fees
- Easy to develop and change making it cost efficient
- Easy to extend over time
- You have total control over your website and limitations are few
- There is a massive supporting community online
- WordPress developers and maintainers are easy to source giving you independence
- Your site is portable