WordPress is an open source content management system running on PHP and MySQL, and often used as a blog engine. WordPress questions about programming and administration are best asked on http://wordpress.stackexchange.com/
While the official WordPress repository has more than 45,000 plugins from you to choose from, many of these plugins miss the mark. Just because a plugin is in the repository doesn’t mean it won’t hinder its performance or compromise its security. So what can you do? Well, you can build your own.