WordPress is much more flexible than most current what you call, “static” websites. If someone with a website has php or asp or Coldfusion knowledge, and has used it on their site, then this is not the case. But most people reading this have no idea what I just said. So, if that is true, WordPress will make your life a lot easier.
Many of my clients, as well as myself, are moving to the WordPress more flexible environment. They are asking me about changing a website to a WordPress site.
Here are the steps written very clearly, from a post in prophoto.com. Clean and concise. Read the Article