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What is installing Wordpress ?
Can anyone explain to me in laymen terms what it means to install WordPress ? I've watched a few videos on Treehouse on the basics of WordPress and how to install it but the idea of what WordPress actually is seems very abstract to me.
Is WordPress like Squarespace ?
If you are installing WordPress, where does it go in relation to your files on the hosting side ? I
In laymen terms Wordpress is a content management system for managing content on your blog/site. It is also used as a website framework so you can have reusable/manageable markup.
Installing wordpress is setting up required databases, admin pages, default content and a bunch of other things for your site or blog.
I think by default wordpress is installed at the root level but you can change this during the installation.
jason chan31,009 Points
Wordpress is content management system. It's created to create blog posts and web pages.
Square space is it's own thing. All software is different.