WordPress is a Content Management System ( CMS ) based on PHP and MySQL that is usually used with the MySQL or MariaDB database. WordPress is a free and open-source content management system.
WordPress is being used in all sort of creative ways. We have seen WordPress being used to power small business websites, blogs, large university websites, portfolios, real estate property listing site, an internal communication system for companies, web directories, movie databases, application infrastructure base, arcade sites, and basically anything else you can think of.
A simple blogging tool has started to shape itself into a complete content management system (CMS). Although initially advertised and communicated as a “blogging tool” version by version it grew to a platform that supports e-commerce, news sites and basically any other type of site.