WordPress Development

WordPress started in 2003 with a single bit of code to enhance the typography of everyday writing and with fewer users than you can count on your fingers and toes. Since then it has grown to be the largest self-hosted blogging tool in the world, used on millions of sites and seen by tens of millions of people every day.

Key Features

  • Full standards compliance
  • No rebuilding
  • WordPress Pages
  • WordPress Links
  • WordPress Themes
  • Cross-blog communication tools
  • Comments
  • Spam protection
  • Full user registration
  • Password Protected Posts
  • Easy installation and upgrades
  • Easy Importing
  • XML-RPC interface
  • Workflow
  • Typographical niceties
  • Intelligent text formatting
  • Multiple authors
  • Bookmarklets
  • Ping away

Release History

Version

Date

.70

May 27, 2003

1.0

January 3, 2004

1.2

May 22, 2004

1.5

February 17, 2005

2.0

December 31, 2005

2.1

January 22, 2007

2.2

May 16, 2007

2.3

September 24, 2007

2.5

March 29, 2008

2.6

July 15, 2008

2.7
2.8

December 10, 2008
June 11, 2009

2.9

December 18, 2009

3.0

June 17, 2010

3.1

February 23, 2011

3.2

July 4, 2011

3.3

December 12, 2011

3.4

June 13, 2012