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Today Is Unofficial International WordPress Day

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Today, July 1st, is officially Unofficial International WordPress Day, sponsored by the people over at WPCandy. I hope it’s not too late in the day for my post. I just wanted to make a quick “thank you” to Automattic, because:

  • WordPress is a great blogging platform and CMS
  • It has an excellent community, of which I’m proud to be a part of
  • I run pretty much all of my sites with WordPress
  • Akismet is an invaluable spam fighting service
  • bbPress is a great forum script, the perfect complement to a WordPress blog

I really can’t thank Automattic enough for making WordPress what it is today.

In the comments, why don’t you say why you love WordPress? Would you ever consider switching away from WordPress if a bigger and better platform came along?

It may also be worth making a comment over on that WPCandy post to be entered in their competition.

Happy Unofficial WordPress Day!


Leland Fiegel was the original founder of ThemeLab. He is a web developer who loves WordPress and blogging.