WordPress 10 Years Later: How An Open Source Platform Grew To Rule The Web

Wordpress The Beginning

Wordpress LogoCan you believe it was ten years ago that web developer Matt Mullenweg introduced WordPress to the world? At that time blogging was a dirty word typically associated with out of work lazy writers. Even guys making seven figures with their WordPress websites were considered out of work slobs. Heck my friends who make less money than me still think I need to get a “real job.”

Fast forward to 2013 and 52% of the top blogs worldwide use WordPress with more than 70 million websites operating thanks to the streamlined web software.

WordPress has not only helped non-programmers launch successful websites, it has also created a sense of community for both users and programmers alike. [Read more…]