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Themes and plugins are site addons that enhance your site and improve functionality. These scripts can have bugs or conflicts that takes the whole site down. These can usually easily be remedied.
WordPress is a CMS that is written in PHP. CSS is used to enhance the text and layout. Sometimes errors are introduced that take the site down. Find out how to reconnect.
WordPress updates occur from time to time and contain important security updates as well as bug fixes. Always make sure your WordPress website is up to date. The latest version can be found here.
A WordPress theme changes the design of your website, often including its layout. Changing your theme changes what a visitor sees when they browse to your site on the web. There are thousands of themes to choose from. Click here to browse
Plugins are ways to extend and add to the functionality that already exists in WordPress. Plugins then offer custom functions and features so that each user can tailor their site to their specific needs. browse from thousands of plugins here
WordPress is a free and open-source content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. WordPress is installed on a web server, which either is part of an Internet hosting service or is a network host itself; the first case may be on a service like WordPress.com, for example, and the second case is a computer running the software package WordPress.org. An example of the second case is a local computer configured to act as its own web server hosting WordPress for single-user testing or learning purposes. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system. WordPress was used by more than 26.4% of the top 10 million websites as of April 2016. WordPress is reportedly the easiest and most popular website management or blogging system in use on the Web, supporting more than 60 million websites
Self hosted WordPress is free to download, customize, and publish
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