Introduction of WordPress Website Development

A powerful hosting platform WordPress.com makes it easy for anyone to publish online. This software let people focus on creating awesome content. And, it is hosted and maintained by the team here are Automatic. It is open source blogging software that powers millions of websites. Some folks who work on WordPress have brought this website.

People can create their own blog. They can write about the things and topics they are interested in. There is a blogging community which is managed by makers of this utility open source software. Blogs on this website are free. Also, there is an option of adding upgrade such as personalized domain names, custom CSS, video, storage, and more.

Let’s check out some utilities and benefits of WordPres website development:

  • It’s free and super easy to set up
  • All of the technical maintenance and work such as setup, upgrades, spam, backups, security etc is taken care of
  • As content or blog is on hundreds of servers, so it’ll always remain available, even under high traffic
  • Content is backed up automatically
  • People get extra traffic from being a part of the WordPress.com community
  • People can find like-minded bloggers using search and the reader
  • Dashboard is secure (SSL) making it even safer to log in on shared networks

Introduction to WordPress Plugins

WordPress plugins can be accessed in the administration panel of the computer. There is an option of plugins folder separately. These WordPress plugins are the special programmes which are written in PHP script language. It is a set of one or more than one function. These programmes are meant to add different feature in the WordPress files. These special programmes provide a completely new and advanced feature and appreance to the weblog. They either upgrade the older features or make available   new features. They provide an easier and simpler means to do complete modification, customization and appreance enhancement of the WordPress blog. There is a large category of plugins available at the site ‘WordPress Plugins Directory’. These downloads are free of charge for the general public.

For creating a plug-in, name should be chosen uniquely. A name should demonstrate the working domain of plug-in in order to make it easily findable each and every time. One can also search on various search engines in order to find out, whether the name is unique or not. Name can be of single as well as multiple words, but the main part is to choose it in a manner that it certainly reciprocates the manner of its work relation. The further step involves the creation of PHP file for the same. The word ‘.php’ acts as extension name on behalf of any plug-in file. For example if the file is related to downloading songs, than the plug-in file name for the same should be ‘downloadsongs.php’.


Comparison between WordPress and Blogger

WordPress and Blogger or Blogspot are both used all over the world by bloggers. Opinions on which is better would vary from person to person as per their level of comfort with either. Here is a short comparison between WordPress and Blogger:

  1. WordPress offers more themes as compared to Blogger. WordPress does not allow any template editing but it does allow Style sheet editing as a paid upgrade. On Blogger, if the Blog Feed is set to ‘Short’, Google’s Dynamic Views will not replace customized templates.
  2. WordPress offers over 120 languages Blogger has only 50 languages.
  3. Blogger allows you to use third-party scripts but WordPress does not allow any scripts at all.
  4. Blogger allows you to create up to ten pages but you cannot create a status front page. On the other hand WordPress allows you to crate static pages listed in separate menus.
  5. WordPress easily allows you to add the tag – contact – form to any page. On the other hand, Blogger allows you to add only a third party contact form.
  6. On Blogger you can restrict access to 100 invited Google account owners but on WordPress you have an infinite number of invites for WordPress account owners.
  7. Blogger allows you to transfer your domain name for free but WordPress does not allow this. You need a paid upgrade to transfer domain name.

These subtle differences between the two platforms make it better or worse for different users around the globe.