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Common Questions and understanding of WordPress

Posted under: WordPress / October 13th, 2021

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WordPress is a free and open-source content management system written in PHP and paired with a MySQL or MariaDB database. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system, referred to within WordPress as Themes.

Difference between wordpress.org and wordpress.com

  • wordpress.org is the place from where you can download the latest version of WordPress, which is open source and can start working as per your requirements
  • wordpress.org is the place from where you can download free themes and plugins and can use in your project
  • It’s for developers and coders

  • wordpress.com is the place where you don’t have to buy a separate hosting space and you can’t move your website anywhere else
  • wordpress.com is the place where you can’t upload or use your own custom themes and plugins, you have to use the provided themes and plugins as per the given library
  • not recommended for custom projects
  • for individual contributors, no coding skills required

Can I use my own domain abc.com with WordPress or my domain will be abc.wordpress.com ?

Yes, you can use your own domain with WordPress.

How Secure is WordPress ?

If you will code from scratch and will avoid third party themes and plugins, all coding Platforms are safe.
can use these for extra security:

  • SSL
  • Contact form Google reCaptcha
  • Security Questions
  • Change default directories