The Raspberry Pi is an affordable yet powerful single board computer. It runs a Linux variant known as Rasbian for its operating system. Linux is the favored OS for web servers due to its efficiency and stability.
NGINX (Read Engine X) is a a high performance web server with a strong focus on low memory usage and high concurrency. A perfect match for the Raspberry Pi.
MariaDB is a database server. Its how WordPress keeps track of data. Noteable users are Wikipedia and Google.
PHP is the programming language that WordPress uses behind the scenes. Version 7.2 is 2-3x faster than version 5.
WordPress is a website management software that helps anyone build custom websites without knowing any code. 1000’s of themes and plug-ins are available to customize your site. Over 30% of the Internet uses WordPress