Why WordPress?

WordPress is considered a powerful content management system (CMS), but what does that mean?  And why should I care? Well, WordPress sites comprise about 30% of all websites on the internet, which is a lot websites, and WordPress did not start off as web-hosting platform, but as a way to manage different types of data; therefore, its main purpose is not merely commercial, but as a tool to manage different types of data.

The fact is original inception was as CMS is what makes it great as resource to build lessons and to teach students.  Furthermore, as it is not a private LMS hosted by the university or business it can be used and keep for a longer time.  Basically, WordPress is an open educational content management resource which can keep your classroom discussions and data for an extended time period.

Read the following articles to understand the impact of WordPress on educational institutions: Here

And here is a great video arguing for the use of WordPress:


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