WordPress is an online and open source website creation tool written in PHP that uses MySQL for a database.
In non-technical talk,WordPress is likely the easiest and most powerful blogging and website Content Management System (CMS) in existence today. WordPress powers almost 30% of all websites on the internet.
WordPress is used by many big organizations. Famous blogs like Mashable and TechCrunch use WordPress. Big news outlets like The New York Times’ blogs and CNN’s on-air personality blogs also use WordPress. You can rest assured that WordPress is a stable and easy to use platform that is extremely customizable.