WordPress Overview

The most popular Web development platform

  • A SQL-based Content Management System (CMS)
  • Free, open-source software written in PHP, JavaScript, HTML
  • Publishes Webpages, RSS feed, and an API
  • Common back end supporting multiple users with specific privileges
  • Theme-driven and extendable through 3rd party plugins
  • Uses “hooks” and “actions”


A WordPress website displays static pages, blog posts, archives and media assets.
Different post types have different properties: Posts have excerpts; Media have descriptions.

Adding Voice to WordPress
Presented to VoiceLunch/US, March 25, 2022

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