WordPress is definitely one of those projects that will need no introduction throughout the history of Internet.
WP is a platform that enables you to create a blog or website literally in 5 mins with no practical knowledge of programming. It is one of the most successful and widely know piece of software.
The secret of this success is not very difficult to explain. It is because WP is a very powerful CMS which enables anyone with a mediocre computer skills to start and manage a site very easily and all by yourself.
Because of its modularity and configurability WordPress perhaps is the only platform that can satisfy everyone’s need from programmers to graphic designers and from site owners to SEO experts.