When I first started working on the Internet, back in the mid-90s, we had to code everything by hand. And I mean, everything. You couldn’t even write a simple “Hello World” without a dozen lines of code.
Fast-forward to today’s WordPress-powered blogs and websites and the difference couldn’t be starker. Even though my coding experience has proven invaluable time and again, it’s now possible to develop in a single day a website that would have taken me at least a week back then. Months, if I wanted to use some of the fancier elements that are now available at the click of a button!
And it still amazes me that it’s all free! So, this is my way of saying “thank-you” to Automattic and the WordPress team for making my life so much easier–and productive. Many thanks for Hosting Tribunal for the excellent infographic!
You can find out more about the ways that WordPress has changed the Internet on this great post by BroadbandSearch.net. or read an updated version with the 2023 WordPress statistics on namechk.com.
(Hint: if you can’t view the infographic, right-click on it and select, ” Open Image in New Tab”!)