There's a common term confusion when people start working with WordPress. And it's one that is often perpetuated by the community itself. So before we get going, I want to start you off right by explaining the differences between WordPress, wordpress.org, and wordpress.com.
WordPress is free, open source and can be downloaded and installed on any standard web server. In other words, to use WordPress as a self hosted application, you need to have a domain name and have or rent space on a web server.
This course is all about WordPress.org. We have another course which details WordPress.com. So let's get started!