Happy Birthday, WordPress!
So what did the first version of WordPress look like?
If you signed into your dashboard it would have looked something like this:
And your actual blog may have looked like this:
You can view these images and more in full visual history of WordPress over on Mashable: http://mashable.com/2011/05/27/wordpress-turns-eight/
Since its inception, WordPress has since gone through 98 version releases. Here are a few more statistics:
- At this moment in time there are 66,768,613 WordPress sites in the world
- WordPress Version 3.5 has been downloaded 22,231,397 22,231,397 times.
- WordPress is used by 57.5% of all the websites whose CMS we know. This is 18.1% of all websites.
- As of today, WordPress.org hads1,763 available themes and 72,216,848 downloaded themes.
- As of today, WordPress.org has 25,365 plugins and 467,020,663 plugin downloads
- WordPress.com users produce about 47.8 million new posts and 62.4 million new comments each month.
Do you remember the early days of WordPress? Leave a comment and tell us about it!