Matt Mullenweg-Founder of Wordpress

Matt Mullenweg
Matt Mullenweg
Matt Mullenweg Biography

Matthew Charles Mullenweg or Matt Mullenweg known (born in Houston, Texas, United States, January 11, 1984, age 28 years) is the founder and developer of Wordpress software. Matt was educated at the High School Visual and Performing Arts. He was adept at playing the saxophone music. Although his study is not in the field of computer technology and programming, Matt managed to establish and develop software that is now well known that, Akismet, Automattic and its business.

History Matt and WordPress

WordPress history began when Matt was 18 years (in 2002). At that time, Matt just started using the facility b2cafelog blog. He uses blogs b2 ( to publish the photographs during a trip to Washington DC However, a few months later, bbPress blog where Matt publish his photo stopped her in developing software. Because of such conditions, there was some creative thinking from Matt. On January 2003, Matt Mullenweg announced via his blog that he will develop a blog that b2 according to web standards at that time.

On their own initiative, along with Mike Little Matt started the WordPress-based coding memgembangkan b2. Later, Mike and Matt together Valdrighi Michel (former developer b2), began actively developing WordPress to WordPress was born that you know today. On May 27, 2003, WordPress version 0.70 was released. Version 0.7 still contains the same file structure as its predecessor, b2cafelog.

At the age of 19 years (March 2003), Matt and colleagues established the GMPG with a more complex format than HTML. A year later, launching facilities WordPress Ping-O-Matic is useful to send a notification to ping blog search engines like Technorati. And now, Ping-O-Matic has served over 1 million pings per day.
Although Matt is a student Drop Out (DO) from college, he became a wealthy young businessman and successful. In 2007, he was named as 16 of the "50 Most Important People in the World Internet" by PC World. And in mid-January 2009, Matt visited Indonesia to attend as well as a chief guest on the show WordCamp Indonesia 2009 - "1st Annual Conference for Indonesian WordPress enthusiasts".

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