Three years ago, I decided to learn as much as I could about WordPress so that I could base all the websites I build on it. Am I ever glad I did! Today there’s growing interest in WordPress from people at all levels of tech understanding, including successful business owners whose orientation is so non-technical that when I ask what kind of browser they use, they have a hard time answering.
A conversation I had with a friend last evening is what inspired me to write this post. He’s a really bright guy, but his focus is on his profession and not on the mechanics of websites, so when he wanted to pick my brain about WordPress, I realized there are probably many more like him.
So, here are eight of the most basic questions you might have about WordPress, some followed by a “translation” for readers who don’t routinely reserve brain cells for facts about Internet technology. Continue reading