WordPress Ecosystem and it’s key elements

WordPress Ecosystem is a popular Content Management System(CSM) which enables it’s user create their own websites and manage it in a easy and efficient way. WordPress is the best option for users without the knowledge of programming or coding to create and manage their own website.

Basic uses of WordPress Ecosystem

The WordPress is generally used to create all types of websites such as the following-

  • Buisness websites
  • Blog websites
  • Commercial websites
  • Membership websites, and
  • Many more types of websites.

Key elements of WordPress

The key elements of WordPress Ecosystem are-

  • Post
  • Pages
  • Media
  • Plugins
  • Themes
  • Comments, and
  • Users.

These seven are the key elements of the WordPress Ecosystem.


Post are the content that we publish on our websites example-blogs.

They contain all types of content that keeps the readers updated about the work and services your site provides.

Post are modified on a timely basis.

The Posts we make offers a two way conversation with the readers as it provides the option of comment,Readers can comment on post to give their feedback or suggestions and the admin of website can reply on the comments.

Post can be easily be found on the Dashboard menu. Post contains suboptions like-

  • All Post
  • Add New
  • Categories and Tags


Pages makes the structure of your website by displaying all the content of the website.

Most common Pages on a WordPress websites are-

  • Home
  • About, and
  • Contact

Unlike Post, Pages are not updated or modified regularly, they contain more static and timeless content.

Pages does not offer a two way conversation with the readers.


Media contains all the visual content of the website like images, videos, audio files, Pdf files etc.

The media menu includes the following options-

  • Library- It contains all the previously uploaded files. You can delete any file from library.
  • Add New- To add new files to the library you simply have to click on Add new option and upload the files you want to add in your library.


Themes decide the whole appearance of your website.It control the appearance of everything from site layout to even a the color of a small hyperlink.

WordPress Ecosystem provides a default theme which can be easily be changed as wordpress has a lot options of themes to choose from.

Bear in mind theme only changes the appearance of the information displayed, it doesn’t change the content of blogs or pages.

WordPress also provides the option to create customised themes.


Plugins is one of the main reasons behind the popularity of WordPress ecosystem. They play huge role in the making of exceptional websites.

Plugins are useful software application that we can install they help us in the various ways-

  • Makes it easier to add new features
  • Extends features and function of the websites, and
  • Helps add new feature without any knowledge of coding.

Some of the popular plugins software are-

  • Yoast
  • wpforms
  • Back Buddy
  • Monster insights etc.


Comments are the feedback the readers gives us on the blog that we publish on our website.

With the help of comments we can have a two way communication with the readers and can get their suggestions to improve the content.

The Admin of the website have the following powers over comments-

  • Admin can label the comment spam if it’s misleading or abusive in nature.
  • Admin can choose to reply the comments if he/she finds it necessary to do so.


Users are the people who have access to your Dashboard. Every user in the website has their role assigned to them by the Admin of the Website.

If one of the user is only a subscriber they cannot post or access anything, they can only watch the content and leave comments on the post.

Whereas if the user is an author they can access the services and Post their content in the website.

The Admin can add any new users and remove any existing users.


These were basics information and key elements of WordPress Ecosystem. We hope that you now have a better idea about wordpress.

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