WordPress Is Now 10 Years Old

It’s hard to believe that it’s been 10 years since WordPress was born! And, in that time, it has grown from an obscure blogging platform to the largest content management system in the world. Today, WordPress is behind more than 60 million websites, including numerous Fortune 500 companies, and still growing.

Ten years ago today, the first public release of WordPress became available. Initially started as a fork of the little-known blogging platform b2/Cafelog, WordPress has grown to be the largest CMS in the world, powering an astounding 18% of the web.Matt Mullenweg writes a love letter t…WordPress Is Now 10 Years Old – Mashable

We can’t wait to see what WordPress will do over the next 10 years! How about you? Got any great WordPress stories you’d like to share? Be sure to leave them in the comments section below.

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WordPress Benefits From Yahoo-Tumblr Deal

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WordPress appears to be reaping early benefits from Yahoo’s recent purchase of the blogging site Tumblr.

Normally, WordPress receives 400 to 600 posts per hour coming in from Tumblr. But, according to WordPress CEO Matt Mullenweg, ever since Yahoo’s announcement that it was…

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