WordPress is my preferred web design platform, although I have also coded websites using text editors and
WordPress is a content management system that provides the core structure for a website. Others are available but this my preferred platform.
WordPress Themes, wordpress includes it’s own theme however there are many different themes available both free and commercial which will provide a template for the design and layout of your site. Themes vary in the ammount of control they offer the designer to change both the layout and appearance of your website.
Plug-ins add functionality
CSS (Cascading Style Sheets) allows a designer to customise additional aspect of the websites appearance