• 56 million WordPress.com sites in the World 1• 54.6 % content management system market share 2• More than 21,000 plugins (September 2012 ) 3• More than 1.600 free themes (September 2012) 4• + 18 MLN WordPress 3.4 download (June 13, 2012 ) 51. http://en.wordpress.com/stats/2. http://w3techs.com/technologies/overview/content_management/all3. http://wordpress.org/extend/plugins/4. http://wordpress.org/extend/themes/5. http://wordpress.org/download/counter/ WORDPRESS’S NUMBERS
29.70% WordPress Joomla 54.30% Drupal 6.80% Other 9.20% CMS’S USAGE FOR WEBSITES1. http://w3techs.com/technologies/overview/content_management/all
Full standard compliance Multiple authors Multisite User Roles Custom post type Custom taxonomies XML-RPC interface Template and Plugin auto-install system Automatic update (core, plugins, themes) Hierarchic menu generator Image editing Full IIS Compatibity MAIN FEATURES
0.7 27 May 20031.0 Miles Davis 3 January 20041.5 Strayhorn 17 February 20052.0 Duke 31 December 20052.2 Getz 16 May 20072.3 Dexter 24 September 20072.5 Brecker 29 March 20082.7 Coltrane 11 December 20082.8 Baker 10 June 20092.9 Carmen 19 December 20093.0 Thelonious 17 July 20103.1 Reinhardt 23 February 20113.2 George Gershwin 4 July 20113.3 Sonny Stitt 12 December 20113.4 Grant Green 13 June 2012 RELEASE HISTORY
• Blog engine• “WordPress is a state-of-the-art semantic personal publishing platform with a focus on aesthetics, web standards, and usability.”• “WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website or blog. We like to say that WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time”• Application platform WORDPRESS EVOLUTION
“One of the things I’ve been working on for the past few months is a radical simplification of the interface.” -Matt Mullenweg, Founder of WordPress• http://paidcontent.org/2012/05/23/simple-wordpress-mobile-matt-mullenweg/• http://wpcandy.com/reports/matt-mullenweg-on-radically-simplified-wordpress• http://wplifeguard.com/radical-simplification-to-wordpress-is-in-the-works/ WHAT’S NEXT?