Rick Conlee
Rick Conlee
Linux, DevOps, CI/CD, Hosting, WordPress Expert
Jan 1, 0001 1 min read


What is WordPress?

WordPress is an open-source content management system (CMS) licensed under GPLv2, which means that anyone can use or modify the WordPress software for free.

How Is WordPress Used?

WordPress is a platform that allows its users to create websites, online shopping carts and other similar applications using plugins and themes to extend functionality while also customizing look, feel and overall end user experience.

WordPress can be served with Apache, Caddy or NGINX web servers.

Who Made WordPress

WordPress was created by Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little.

When Was WordPress Created?

WordPress was initially released on May 27th, 2003.

Where was WordPress Created?

WordPress was created in the United States of America, but draws from open source developers all around the world.

Why Was WordPress Created?

WordPress was created because b2/cafelog - the blogging engine/CMS WordPress was based upon - was discontinued.