What is WordPress?

WordPress ( is a website content management system (CMS) that allows non-developers to create fully functional websites. It is estimated that over 20% of the entire Internet is run on WordPress! As a result of its popularity, there are literally thousands of themes and plugins available for it. Best of all, it is completely free. For these reasons (and more) WordPress is ideally suited for church websites.

Control panel

The WordPress control panel is where all the magic happens. Once logged in you gain access to everything you need to manage your website. You can publish blog articles, edit page content, upload images, install plugins, change your theme and much more.