Categories Asides Dilemma No More Post author By Matt Post date January 24, 2009 25 Comments on Dilemma No More The Blogging Software Dilemma. On this day, 6 years ago, WordPress was conceived in the comments section of this blog. Hat tip: Mike Little! Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Related Tags WordPress, history ← Andy’s Wedding → Exploring Stowe, Vermont 25 replies on “Dilemma No More” Happy birthday to WordPress. January babies rock! […] sixth birthday WordPress! Six years ago WordPress was born, according to Matt Mullenweg who founded and runs the company that makes it, Automattic. My blog here is hosted on WordPress.com […] Wow. Happy B-day. 🙂 I’m sure that it was probably a bit more complicated than that little suggestion in the comments section, but who would’ve thought that ‘The Blogging Software Dilemma’ would have taken you this far. lol. Long Live WordPress! Thank You Matt for creating all this and keeping it free 🙂 Appreciate all your efforts and time (: Janith Blogussion Happy B-Day WP. Fitting that I should celebrate by attending WordCamp in Whistler today. Here’s to many more years of the platform. […] dia com avui fa 6 anys, WordPress va ser concebut als comentaris del bloc de Matt […] Happy Birthday WP and Happy Birthday Orkut. […] The origin of WordPress On this day, 6 years ago, WordPress was conceived in the comments section of Matt’s blog. Semi-not-really-but-kind-of-related-sidenote, I love Matt’s “ma.tt” domain name. · · · • • • · · · Post Meta Information […] Happy Happy dear chap and congrats to you and all at Automattic. Have a fab day and chat soon. Chris Wow…6 years!!! I remember that i use on 2005 and i was on top ten, after Scobleizer with dariosalvelli.wordpress.com. 😛 Happy birth! Happy Birthday WP! You rock. Well done, Matt! Thank you for creating such an instrument for us all! happy birthday to wordpress! Wow, Happy b-day WP!! nice seeing you in indonesia 🙂 Happy Birthday WordPress I wonder what WordPress will look like in 6 years? WordPress 3? WordPress 4? maybe WordPress 5? Robert and Janith: WordPress not WordPress […] Apparently my most used web app WordPress is six years old. I totally lost track of time and forgot to wish both WordPress and Ma.tt on their birthday. So here is wishing them belatedly. Of course, it has been nearly five years since I started using WordPress, and in turn formed a friendship with Ma.tt. – 0 comments […] Happy Birthday WordPress! I now am using as many WordPress-running blogs/sites as birthdays it’s had. it would be nice to have the flexibility of MovableType, the parsing of TextPattern, the hackability of b2, and the ease of setup of Blogger. Someday, right? she’s come quite a long way. i always tell my clients & friends that i use wordpress for it’s ease-of-use and customizability. it’d be interesting to know how you feel about those goals from 6 years ago now…are we there yet? and does it matter anymore if we aren’t since the end result blows the competition out of the water (imho)? thanks for starting this project, matt,and happy b-day wp! Happy Birthday WordPress! 🙂 It’s nice to see the progress since 2005 and I can’t wait to see what WordPress will be in the future. Cheers! Happy birthday WordPress! You have truly revolutionized the web. Congrats! Thanks to Matt for WordPress and by extension for promoting an interest in open source generally, whereby enthusiastic internet users now seek out software that is dynamic, democratic and constantly evolving. No longer do we have to live with website packages that are out of date the minute we’ve figured out how to upload and debug them. Happy birthday WordPress. May all the great things it has made possible for so many be returned as great Karma for all the terrific developers and contributors who’ve made it happen. Well Done! Happy Birthday to the best thing that has happened to the Internet, since Google!!! Wow 6 years! Well done Matt! All the best for the years ahead! happy birthday to wordpress! we love wordpress =) Comments are closed.