Open source is software with available source code that users have the right to freely use, distribute and modify.
These terms and conditions are met by every software released under the GNU General Public License .
WordPress is also open source
One of the most widely used open source software is WordPress . The first version of WordPress was built on open source blogging software, b2 / cafelog. WordPress has been released under the GNU General Public License version 2.0.
What does it mean:
- You are free to use WordPress,
- you can distribute it freely,
- you can change it as you wish,
- you can create new versions of the software built on WordPress, distribute them and also charge for them – the condition is that they will be licensed under the GNU / GPL license.