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Social Roots by Andrew Weir, Cindy Gordon

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CHAPTER 6

WordPress

Founded

Initial release May 27, 2003.

Founders

Matt Mullenweg

Mike Little

Current Management

Ryan Boren, Bug Whisperer

Mark Jaquith, Director of Whitespace

Matt Mullenweg, Head of Bug Creation

Andrew Nacin, Entomologist in Residence

Andrew Ozz, Tiny Manly Code Editor (MCE)

Peter Westwood, Title Rebuilding

Overview

Open Source project

Headquartered in the Web

Revenue: Unknown

Net income: Unknown

Market capitalization: Not applicable

Website: www.wordpress.com and www.wordpress.org

Alexa Global Rank: 191 & 732

Members (December 31, 2013): Not applicable

Timeline

January 2003—Mullenweg announces plans for b2 redevelopment.

May 2003—Mullenweg and Little release WordPress.

August 2005—Mullenweg founds Automattic.

November 2005—Automattic ...

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