With WordPress, you can create any type of website you want: a personal blog or website, a photo-blog, a business website, a professional portfolio, a government website, a magazine or news website, an online community, even a network of websites.
WordPress is optimized for search engines right out of the box. For more fine-grained SEO control, there are plenty of SEO plugins to take care of that for you.
WordPress is available in more than 70 languages. If you or the person you’re building the website for would prefer to use WordPress in a language other than English.
They say a picture says a thousand words, which is why it’s important for you to be able to quickly and easily upload images and media to WordPress. Drag and drop your media into the up-loader to add it to your website.
WordPress comes packed full of features for every user, for every other feature there’s a plugin directory with thousands of plugins.
If your post is too long, cut it up into pages, so your readers don't have to scroll to the end of the world.
Before you press the "Publish" button, you can look at the preview for the article you just wrote to check if everything is the way you want it.
WordPress powers more than a quarter of new sites today, is the content management system (CMS) of choice for nearly a half of the top million sites making it the most popular on the web, and is trusted by content publishers both large and small.
WordPress can be extended to Multisite feature on demand base. You are able to develop and maintain multiple sites using single WordPress installation. Multisite is a feature of WordPress 3.0 and later versions that allows multiple virtual sites to share a single WordPress installation.
The internet’s everywhere, so why shouldn’t your workflow be? WordPress has mobile applications for Android, iOS, Blackberry, Nokia, Windows Phone 7, even WebOS. Wherever you are, control of your site is literally at your fingertips.
WordPress uses templates to generate the pages dynamically. You can control the presentation of content by editing the templates using your favorite text-editor or IDE, or even the built-in Template Editor tool. Template tags make it easier to design the content and information displayed on your site.
The RSS 1.0 (aka RDF), RSS 2.0 and ATOM specifications are fully supported by WordPress, and what's more, just about any page on your site has an associated feed that your readers can subscribe to - there's a feed for the latest posts, for categories, comments, well, like we said earlier, for anything you want.
Visitors to your site can leave comments on individual entries, and through Trackback or Pingback can comment on their own site. You can enable or disable comments on a per-post basis.
Out of the box WordPress comes with very robust tools such as an integrated blacklist and open proxy checker to manage and eliminate comment spam on your blog, and there is also a rich array of plugins that can take this functionality a step further.
WordPress has a built-in user registration system that (if you choose) can allow people to register and maintain profiles and leave authenticated comments on your blog. You can optionally close comments for non-registered users. There are also plugins that hide posts from lower level users.
WordPress can keep you in the loop by sending you an email each time there is a new comment or a comment awaiting moderation.
WordPress is licensed under the GPL which was created to protect your freedoms. You are free to use WordPress in any way you choose: install it, use it, modify it, distribute it. Software freedom is the foundation that WordPress is built on.
Simplicity makes it possible for you to get online and get publishing, quickly.
Save your unfinished articles, improve them later, publish when you're done.