Initially introduced in 2003, WordPress—which uses a MySQL database and run in PHP—has become the most hip open source blogging platforms. Its popularity and functionality expanded becoming even into a developed Content Management System (CMS). WordPress constantly amaze an increasing number of consumers while it continues to evolve.
Apparently, the key to several distinct functionalities of WordPress is attributed either all or any of the following constituents, which are custom: 1) code tweaks, 2) theme, 3) fields per post, 4) or commonly-available plugins, and 5) code for use of custom fields. WordPress custom themes particularly provide CMS users with various appealing templates to select; whichever seem suitable to their preferences and/or requirements.
Moreover, WordPress provides content managers with further features such as enabling them to enhance more their site with dialogs (e.g., user registration, password protection, user feedback). Also, WordPress allows non-blog content to be included even in the system. Apart from this, WordPress is likewise capable to import more contents produces in various blog publishing formats.
But perhaps one of the most relevant and fulfilling applications of WordPress is its ever more increasing role among current online libraries. WordPress has modernized and continues innovating and streamline numerous tasks and process involved in an online library—including the most difficult ones. Particularly, WordPress has made online cataloguing of both digital and non-digital literatures simpler and easier to manage.
Generally, librarians have been impressed with the efficiency of WordPress and how it significantly simplifies constant updating of various bibliographic/literature records, database listings, and more. WordPress has evidently become an evolving yet efficient content management solution to many online libraries in managing their dynamic bibliographic/literature archives or assets.