WordPress turns 10 years old today. So Happy Birthday, big boy!
Here’s the announcement of the very first release where co-founder Matt Mullenweg announces the likes of a blogroll manager, smart line breaks, and manual excerpts. Obviously, it’s come a long way.
The current number of WordPress-run sites are a little mind-boggling and also hard to keep up with: reportedly somewhere over 20% of sites on the web now run WordPress. The number of new sites added daily quickly makes any figures you might find old news.