WordPress is an open-source content management system (CMS) written in PHP and teamed up with a web server MySQL or MariaDB database.
WordPress was originally created as a blog-publishing system but has evolved to support other web content types including traditional mailing lists and forums, membership sites, learning management systems (LMS), online eCommerce stores and stunning websites.
WordPress is used by 41.4% of the top 10 million websites as of May 2021, and is one of the most popular content management system solutions in use.
WordPress was released on May 27, 2003, by its founders. American developer Matt Mullenweg and English developer Mike Little.