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WordPress at 20: The CMS that revolutionized the web!


WordPress is turning 20 years old

Being a professional Graphic Designer I utilize WordPress’s powerful features and tools to create website for a living. It is definitely an amazing tool that has change the way websites are created. See the article snippet and link to full article below.


WordPress is turning 20 years old, and we can’t help but reminisce on all the years so far. Our favorite CMS has come a long way since its beginning, celebrating its 20th anniversary on May 27, 2023. A content management system (CMS) can help its users create a great website, and WordPress is the one we keep returning to. This blog post offers a brief history of WordPress and describes Yoast’s significant role in the WordPress project and community.


History of WordPress

Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little started and announced WordPress on May 27, 2003. In those days, it was a simple blogging platform built on the b2/cafelog software. Its popularity grew due to its user-friendly interface, customizability, and flexibility, letting users easily create custom themes and plugins. This made it a top choice for bloggers, freelancers, and small businesses. This was when competitors like Joomla and Drupal were doing pretty well.


See full article by Edwin Toonen on yoast.


A few links to get more info on WordPress.

Celebrating 20 Years of WordPress

WordPress: Grow your business

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