WordPress is an open source Content Management System (CMS), it lets its users to build a dynamic websites and blogs.It is very trendy blogging system on the internet and gives facility of renewing, customizing and organizing the website from its back-end CMS.
Now lets talk about CMS, Content Management System. It is a software which stores all the data such as photos, text, music, documents, etc. and is made available on your website. It helps in editing, publishing and modifying the content of the website.
There are many advantages of using wordpress like it is an open source platform and available for free. CSS files can be changed according to the design as per users need. There are many plugins and templates available for free. Users can customize the various plugins as per their need, it allows creating different roles for users for website such as admin, author, editor and contributor and many more.
But there is also some disadvantages of using wordpress like PHP knowledge is required to make modifications or changes in the WordPress website, modifying and formatting the graphic images and tables is challenging, sometimes software needs to be updated to keep the WordPress up-to-date with the current browsers and mobile devices. Updating WordPress version leads to damage of data, so a backup copy of the website is required.