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WordPress Features

Outlined below is a list of some of the main features that automatically come as standard with WordPress. However there are thousands of plugins available (many of them fro free) that extend what WordPress does, by increasing features and functionality.

Because WordPress is Open Source, you also have complete access to the code and are free extend it or modify in any way you choose, to meet your specific needs.

Key Features

  • Fully standards compliant — All WordPress generated code is in full compliance with the standards of the W3C.
  • No need to rebuilding — Changes you make to your content or templates are automatically (and immediately) reflected on your site.  The is no need to regenerate or rebuid static pages.
  • Pages — Pages allow you to easily manage non-blog (news) content very easily.
  • WordPress Themes — WordPress comes with a fully featured theme system which save you significant time (and cost_ when deciding on a look and feel for your site.  You can also very easily change the look and structure of your site.
  • Inter-blog communications— WordPress fully supports both the Trackback and Pingback standards.
  • Comments — Interactivity is built in – allowing visitors to your site to leave comments and feedback on individual entries. You can enable or disable comments on a per-post basis, and also get an opportunity to review and approve or edit comments before they are published.
  • Spam protection — WordPress comes with very robust tools such as an integrated blacklist and open proxy checker to manage and eliminate comment spam on your blog.
  • User registration — WordPress has a built-in user registration system that can allow people to register and maintain profiles and leave authenticated comments on your blog.
  • Password Protected Posts — You can give passwords to individual posts to hide them from the public. You can also have private posts which are viewable only by their author.
  • Easy installation and upgrades — Installing WordPress and upgrading from previous versions and other software is VERY simple.