WordPress is free software and is the most popular open source blogging platform and dynamic content management system (CMS) on the web, allowing you to create either a traditional website or blog.

It has many features including a plug-in architecture and a template system, giving you access to many templates to select from.

What is extremely useful about WordPress, is this ability to allow users to install and switch themes so that if you want to change the design of your site, you can do so instantaneously without altering any of your site's informational content.

Installing WordPress

Have you decided that you want to create a website or blog using WordPress? Then follow these instructions to get started. The first thing you need to do is to register with WordPress, get an account and install the latest release of WordPress. This will only take a minute.

If you are unsure of what to do with the download, then it is much easier to sign up with a webhost (most of whom offer a one click installation of WordPress) or get yourself a free account with WordPress.

Go to WordPress.com and click on the button GET STARTED HERE.

The latest release of WordPress (Version 3.3.2) is available in two formats. If you have no idea what to do with this download, we recommend signing up with one of our web hosting partners that offers a one click install of WordPress or getting a free account on WordPress.com.