WordPress is a free and open-source Content Management System (CMS). It is an online site based on PHP and MySQL. It was mainly designed as a blogging tool but now it has evolved into a versatile CMS. Where you can use it to create a simple blog as well as a fully operational website and mobile applications. It is even used to create an online store using some WordPress plugins.
But some people still misunderstand it just as a blogging platform.
It is considered as the easiest and most popular CMS tool due to its features. The main feature of WordPress is its versatility and feasibility to use. There is no use of coding and designing skills for creating a website on this. Even a non-technical person can also create a website with the help of WordPress easily.
WordPress is an open-source community that implies thousands of people from all over the world work on it. It is free software. You are free to download, install, modify and use it. Although, there might be some cost involved in web hosting.
There are more than 26,000 themes and 31,000 plugins to create a website.