WordPress Is a Robust Blogging Platform
Whereas Tumblr is more like Instagram with a simple and limited blogging function, WordPress is a very sophisticated blogging tool that is really a platform for all kinds of customization.
For example, ReCode is a tech website that incorporates blogs and aggregates tech news. Notice that in the upper left corner of the homepage, the WordPress logo and the words “My Site” appear.
If you right click the homepage you can “inspect” the “element” – or see the page’s html coding scheme, which includes these instructions about 2/3 of the way down the page:
BUT, the real value of any tool is that it allows you to share content that you or others have created. A great tool without content is like a great car without a place to drive it, care for it, or show it off – it can only be great if it can be deployed.