~ On January 25th an idea was born. ~
That idea has helped millions of people easily create websites! That idea became WordPress!

The Birth Of WordPress

On January 25, 2003, a seemingly one-off comment by Mike on Matt Mullenweg’s blog started a chain reaction that resulted in the creation of WordPress. Today, WordPress powers millions of blogs and websites and makes it incredibly easy to build a website!

“I almost missed it, but the 25th was exactly one year after the fateful comment from Mike that started the chain of events that brought WordPress into being. Look how far things have come from that comment to the world-class blogging software we have now. The longest journey begins with a single step.”

Matt Mullenweg

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