WordPress turns 12!

Posted by on May 27, 2015 in Websites | No Comments

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Twelve years ago on May 27, 2003, WordPress was released by it’s founders Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little.

I’ve been using WordPress for 6 years and it’s still my favorite CMS. I’m not alone — personal bloggers, small business and even large Fortune 500 companies use WordPress.

  • WordPress is used by more than 26.4% of the top 10 million websites — including companies like The New York Times, CNN, Forbes, TED, eBay, Sony and UPS
  • WordPress is used for blogging on more than 60 million websites

Shaun Quarton wrote an detailed history of WordPress to celebrate it’s 12th birthday — Happy Birthday, WordPress: Celebrating 12 Great Years.


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