WordPress was discharged on May 27, 2003 by its authors Mike Little and Matt Mullenweg.
Successor of b2/cafelog
The b2/cafelog, a blogging apparatus was propelled in 2001 by a French developer Michel Valdrighi.
The programming language used to create b2 was PHP alongside MySQL. It was explicitly intended to compose blogs.
The real development in b2 was creating a page powerfully from the substance of MySQL database rather than static web pages.
It likewise utilized MySQL for database which gives an inquiry alternative among the websites present in the database.
It was authorized under GPL which made its source-code open for all.
It was an unmaintained site. He chipped away at b2 till December 2002, and all of a sudden disappeared. All the b2 clients network was worried about the creating work of b2.
Michel returned in 2003 and later joined WordPress as a contributing developer.
The name WordPress was suggested by a friend of Matt Mullenweg, Christine Selleck Tremoulet.
The name was completely her idea.