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WordPress in a Weekend by Jesse Friedman

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Why WordPress?

We’ve touched on this a bit already, but it’s important to know why we’re using WordPress. Matt Mullenweg and a few other developers launched WordPress in early 2003. It started as a great blogging platform, became the best blogging platform, and now, 11 years later, it’s a full-fledged CMS. WordPress is powering over 75 million websites and 21 percent of the entire Internet according to http://w3techs.com/technologies/details/cm-wordpress/all/all. That’s right, one in five websites are powered by WordPress. On top of that, WordPress will power one in four websites created in 2014.

How WordPress Became So Universally Adopted?

There are a lot of theories but it’s hard to put a finger on any one specific reason why WordPress has ...

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