Learn how to start creating a blog or website with WordPress.com.
WordPress is a free* web-based tool that was originally designed for blogging but now offers a full set of features for website creation.
WordPress comes in two flavors: the fully hosted WordPress.com and self hosted WordPress.org. This guide focuses on the hosted version, but if you're interested in learning more about hosting WordPress on your own server, check out this page on the differences between the two services.
Why use WordPress?
*WordPress is a "freemium" service, which means that all basic functionalities are free, but premium features are offered for a fee.