I'm new to WordPress
WordPress is a script that allows you to create a site super fast.
Because of its popularity, many plugins have been created for it.
A few things that may help you get started:
1) You do not need a WordPress account. You cannot use plugins on sites hosted on https://WordPress.com/.
2) You will need to get a hosting account, preferably one with cPanel. For example, http://HostGator.com or https://www.BlueHost.com.
6) The look of your site depends 100% on the WordPress theme you use. Here's how to upload a theme to your site.