Today WordPress celebrates its 17th birthday. It’s been 17 years since the first release of WordPress. That’s right, it’s been 17 years since a 19-year-old freshman, Matt Mullenweg, and British web developer, Mike Little launched the initial version of what would become the Web’s most popular Content Management System (CMS). Read this article for some history.
Here’s an article written a couple years back that celebrates how WordPress has grown over the years: