Released as a fork of the ‘b2/cafelog’ software, WordPress was first unleashed on the world on May 27, 2003. It was initially written by Matt Mullenweg and Mark Little, and has seen phenomenal growth in popularity since, with nearly 25% of the top 10 million websites being based on it as of January 2015. It was originally designed and used as a blogging tool – a convenient way to keep an online diary, but very quickly, people realised that it could be used for much more. The basic premise of WordPress is that there are broadly two different types of Internet pages you can put up, those being ‘posts’ and ‘pages’. As the name suggests, ‘posts’ are the dynamic diary entry pages, and they can run in reverse chronological order -just like a diary. ‘Pages’ however, are static pages that once written don’t tend to need changing. When you couple…    read more