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When I first started working on the Internet, back in the mid-90s, we had to code everything by hand. And I mean, everything. You couldn’t even write a simple “Hello World” without a dozen lines of code.

Fast-forward to today’s WordPress-powered blogs and websites and the difference couldn’t be starker. Even though my coding experience has proven invaluable time and again, it’s now possible to develop in a single day a website that would have taken me at least a week back then. Months, if I wanted to use some of the fancier elements that are now available at the click of a button!

And it still amazes me that it’s all free! So, this is my way of saying “thank-you” to Automattic and the WordPress team for making my life so much easier–and productive. Many thanks to Hosting Tribunal for the excellent infographic!

And if you like my site and are wondering how you could design something similar, the answer is simple: Elegant Theme’s Divi Theme is, by far, the greatest WordPress theme I have seen todate and the one I always use. You can find out more here (disclaimer: I am an Elegant Theme affiliate. The non-affiliate link is here.)

Wordpress Infographic | From the blog of Nicholas C. Rossis, author of science fiction, the Pearseus epic fantasy series and children's books[tweetthis]How WordPress Powers the Internet (Infographic)[/tweetthis]