Complete newbie here, whose eyes have now utterly glazed over poring through mountains of WordPress docs.
Disclaimer: Not interested in, nor know anything about, blogs (except what I've gleaned from above-mentioned docs).
Objective: Want a simple, clean web site for my small business.
Background: I have a ten-year-old html web site (www.weddingmusictoronto.com - still up & running). Hired someone to design a new look for it. He did it in WordPress.
Initial question (I have many!): Can my new site actually be called http://www.weddingmusictoronto.com? It looks rather as if the URL will change to weddingmusictoronto.com/wordpress. How will that impact my searchability, google rankings, existing inbound links pointing to my present site, etc? I'm concerned that my web presence will have to start over from scratch.
Related question: what is the nature of the connection between my web site and wordpress such that the name "wordpress" appears in the URL?
Many thanks in advance for replies.
Dunstan Morey, struggling wedding musician and erstwhile unwilling wordpressario!