Today WordPress advances into its teenage years by turning 13 years old. Back in 2003, Matt Mullenweg created WordPress and it became a simple publishing tool to inspire the writer in everyone.
Since then, we’ve seen WordPress evolve from its baby steps as a simple, open-source blogging platform to a full-fledged development tool for robust websites.
Let us celebrate WordPress and all of its changes over time with some celebratory content below:
Read about some key WordPress milestones in this article by Torque, and check out the GIF above to see how the WordPress interface has evolved over time.
Members of the WordPress community sent in their birthday messages to celebrate WordPress turning 13 years old! Watch above.
In honor of WordPress’ 13th birthday, here are 13 useful WordPress hacks to help you create content faster than ever.
Thank you WordPress for all the opportunities you’ve provided for writers, developers, business owners, entrepreneurs, and more. We hope to continue the journey with you as you grow and mature into the dominance of open-source content management and we look forward to what will come in the next 13 years — Happy Birthday WordPress!
As WordPress matures, what changes would you like to see made? What do you look forward to the most? Leave a comment below.