Want to know some cool WordPress facts? WordPress turn 14 years old today, so we thought what best way to celebrate the world’s most popular website building software than to create a top 25 facts about WordPress infographic. Here are 25 most interesting facts about WordPress that you may not know. You can click on the image below to view the infographic or keep reading the text version 1. WordPress is Older Than Twitter and Facebook The first version of WordPress was released on May 27, 2003. This makes WordPress older than both Facebook and Twitter. 2. The Name – WordPress Christine Selleck Tremoulet, a prolific blogger and a friend of Matt Mullenweg (co-founder of WordPress), suggested the name WordPress. 3. WordPress Powers Nearly 27% of All Websites According to W3Techs web technologies surveys, WordPress currently powers nearly 27% of all websites. 4. WordPress Dominates 76.4% of CMS Market Share According to Wappalyzer, WordPress dominates the content management software usage with 76.4% market share. 5. WordPress is Open Source and Free WordPress is released under GNU GPL license, which allows anyone in the world to download and use it. The source code is freely
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