Happy 16th Birthday WordPress

Sixteen has never looked sweeter. On May 27, 2003 WordPress was born when Version 0.7 and the world wide web has never been the same. WordPress continues to evolve and inspire users to create beautiful websites that are dynamic, unique, and full of powerful features. Today, WordPress powers 33% of the web that ranges from eCommerce, hobby blogs, and everything in between.

WordPress offers limitless possibilities for a user to design the website they love. Whether you are designing your site with a theme or adding functionality to your site with plugins, WordPress brings your site dreams to life. When you create a WordPress site you have the ability to access a multitude of features that work to enhance your site.

The global impact of WordPress can be seen in the vast community of WordPress contributors who work to make WordPress better. Contributors have the opportunity to work on the open source software or get involved on a WordPress team. Whether it’s gathering a monthly meetup or attending a WordCamp, WordPress has revolutionized how people engage and discuss their websites.

The content creators, developers, and site owners from the community are just a fraction of the 60 million people who have chosen to power their website with WordPress. We’re blowing the candles out with WordPress today. Happy Birthday and here’s to many more years of innovation!

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Desiree Johnson
Desiree Johnson | Content Specialist
Desiree Johnson is a Content Specialist at Bluehost where she writes helpful guides and articles, teaches webinars and assists with other marketing and WordPress community work.

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