WordPress powers a large percent of the websites you view on the Internet today. The most important of which is obviously this one. At WordCamp Miami, I was talking with to Michael Chacon & Ptah Dunbar and we were discussing EmberJS, AngularJS, and WordPress. The question came up, what is WordPress. I brought up another conversation I had with John James Jacoby (JJJ) about BackPress, or the potential it has to be WordPress without an admin tool, where everything is modular plugins that you create (including an admin interface). So these conversations got me thinking, is WordPress the admin tool, the code, or the is it something more? How do you define WordPress? Let us start with the place most people find information online these days, Wikipedia. WordPress is a free and open-source tool and a content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL. Features include a plugin architecture and a template system. WordPress was used by more than 23.3% of the top 10 million websites as of January 2015. WordPress is a CMS. Clean and simple, right? Why don’t I just stop writing here and be done with it. The answer is simple. I am a developer. WordPress, the website administrative tool So what
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