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.
WordPress is open source software you can use to create a beautiful website.
- Beautiful designs, powerful features, and the freedom to build anything you want. WordPress is both free and priceless at the same time.
- 28% of the web uses WordPress, from hobby blogs to the biggest news sites online.
- Extend WordPress with over 45,000 plugins to help your website meet your needs.
- Add an online store, galleries, mailing lists, forums, analytics, and much more.
- Over 60 million people have chosen WordPress to power the place on the web they call "home".