WordPress CMS 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 hundreds of thousands of sites and seen by tens of millions of people every day.
As the U.S. heads into the Fourth of July holiday weekend, we've got some fireworks on display across the digital experience stack. Let's light things up with some of the biggest news we've been following this month. Constant Contact to acquire SharpSpring Constant Contact, the e-commerce focused marketing platform, announced it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire... Read More →
It's almost officially summer in the Northern Hemisphere. And while some outdoorsy types are packing their Airstreams to do a bit of camping, WordPressians made the virtual hike to WordCamp Europe 2021 last week. As one of the largest community events in the WordPress ecosystem, WordCamp Europe attracted nearly 10,000 registrees from over 140 countries to their first online forum in 2020... Read More →
Ready to drop your jaw? WP Engine, a leading WordPress digital experience platform for websites and apps, just released a comprehensive study of the “WordPress Economy.” Simply put: the numbers are staggering. The research – which was carried out in the US, UK, and Australia – suggests that 41% of the internet is currently built on WordPress, representing over 82 million... Read More →
Categories: Blogging Software, Cloud/Hosted Platforms, Content Management System
Hosting: Cloud, On Premise
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