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Celebrate WordPress’ 13th Birthday With These Interesting Facts

Celebrate WordPress’ 13th Birthday With These Interesting Facts

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WordPress is one of the world’s most popular CMS platforms. As it celebrates its 13th year of operation, our friends at Dark Bear Web Solutions take an interesting look at the history, statistics and other facts about WordPress.

The thousands of dedicated WordPress users might not even know much about the platform they rely on. Who created it? How many websites rely on their services? What started as a blogging system quickly became a full-fledged content management system. In fact, WordPress powers 25 percent of all websites. That means 1 in every 4 websites relies on this CMS. In fact, this very website is powered by WordPress! Many major websites use this CMS platform, from CNN to the National Football League.

This interesting infographic not only shares these statistics, but also shares some knowledge that might surprise you. Call it some interesting trivia for you computer geeks out there.

For instance, did you know that the longest post ever published on the platform was longer than ten million words? Or how about that the longest title ever published clocks in at about 19,176 words? It seems as if some people have a lot to say!

The infographic also shares a the timeline of the platform, starting with its release in 2003. Throughout the years, there have been plenty of innovations.

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You can check out more about Dark Bear Web Solutions on their website. Just like this infographic shows, this web development company is constantly updating their knowledge on the latest trends and technology in the industry.

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  • Happy Birthday, WordPress is indeed the best platform for making blogs and any type of website. It is so easy to start with WordPress and the best thing is that it is free and most of the plugin too are free.

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