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WordPress is a free, open source personal publishing system that allows you to easily create a complex blog, or web
log, on your site. Written in PHP and supported by a MySQL database, WordPress offers intuitive administrative tools
and sophisticated design features that make it easy to develop and integrate a personal or professional blog on your
World Wide Web
The World Wide Web is one element of the Internet, a collection of documents or "pages" that can be viewed using a
web browser such as Internet Explorer or Mozilla Firefox. Web pages, typically formatted in HTML and accessed via
HTTP (hypertext transfer protocol), can include not only text and images but also multimedia elements such as audio
and video. When you build a web site with Yahoo! Web Hosting, you will publish pages to the Web in order to make
them available for public viewing.
A Yahoo! Presence is an icon you can add to your web page that will show your visitors if you are online and using
Yahoo! Messenger. You can use the Yahoo! Presence add on to foster communication with your site visitors.
Yahoo! Search Box
A Yahoo! Search Box is an add on available to all users that allows you to give your site visitors the ability to search
through millions of Yahoo! member pages directly from your site. When you install Yahoo! Search Box, you ll display
a search box and button on your page that visitors can use to perform keyword searches of the Yahoo! Directory.
The Yahoo! Wizards including PageWizards, SiteWizards, AlbumWizards, and the Starter Web Page Wizard are
free click and build site building tools designed to guide you step by step through the entire web page or site
creation process, from page development through publishing. Designed for site building novices, the Yahoo! Wizards
offer limited features and functionality but provide the fastest route to a basic web presence.
Ysurvey is an advanced add on that allows you to create fully customizable surveys that will add interactivity to your
site. You can download responses in a spreadsheet and analyze the results to learn more about your visitors and
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