20 years WordPress

Today our favorite CMS celebrates its 20th anniversary 🎉. A special website dedicated to this event has been established by the WordPress team:

What started as a way to make a better blogging experience has grown into a vibrant open source project that powers an ever-growing percentage of the world’s websites.


Let’s commemorate some historic milestones the WordPress project passed within two decades:

May 2003: WordPress 0.7 – The first release

January 2004: WordPress 1.0

May 2004: Support for plugins

August 2006: The first WordCamp has been organized

December 2008: Automatic upgrades with a single click

June 2010: Multisite functionality

October 2013: Automatic maintenance and security background updates

December 2015: The WP-API has been integrated

December 2018: A new block-based Editor

July 2021: theme.json

January 2022: Full Site Editing

#anniversary, #wordpress, #wp20

WordPress 5.0 “Bebo” released

WordPress 5.0 “Bebo” has been released with a new block-based Editor.

All our Starter Themes have been updated and tested with the new version.

If you would like to give it a try please make sure to backup your site and test it on a local environment first.

#gutenberg, #wordpress