May 3, 2020
So what is WordPress, exactly?” – you might be wondering.
Think of it this way, just like your smartphone needs either iOS or Android to work, your “smart-website” needs WordPress.
While WordPress is certainly not the only website operating system around, it is the unquestionable leader in this space. At the time of writing, WordPress runs 32% of all websites. Again, that is *all* websites.
Just to show you how big the gap is between WordPress and everyone else; the second most popular website platform, Joomla, is used by less than 3% of websites.
There are at least a handful of reasons:
What is WordPress? In a nutshell, WordPress works as the engine under your website’s hood. It allows it to run, lets you edit the content of the site, create new posts and pages, and then makes sure that your website displays correctly on all devices.