WordPress at 20: Some Secrets to Its Success

May 27, 2023 marks a major milestone in the history of digital publishing: 20 years since the first official public release of WordPress Core. Born from a simple need to publish writing and photos on the web quickly, it’s no surprise WordPress grew around this core capability as a blogging platform to become the world’s leading content management system (CMS). Today WordPress powers over 43% of the web and over 63% of all websites that use an identifiable CMS.

This post was originally published on iThemes by Dan Knauss.

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