WordPress is an extremely popular free and open source content management system (CMS) based on PHP scripting language with a MySQL database. It was developed by Matt Mullenweg and is released under the GNU General Public License. It has grown to be the world’s largest blogging tool that runs more than 60 million websites worldwide.
WordPress was first released on May 27, 2003.
DESIGN ELEMENTS, HISTORY AND EVOLUTION OF WORDPRESS LOGO
Shape of WordPress Logo
The WordPress logo is undoubtedly one of the most popular and instantly recognizable logos on the internet. It comprises of two parts – a circular badge that contains the initial “W”, and the logotype that lies beneath.
Colors of WordPress Logo
The WordPress features blue, gray and black colors. All these colors symbolize such qualities as approachability, excellence, elegance, wisdom, sophistication and precision.
Font of WordPress Logo
The WordPress logotype incorporates Mrs Eaves, a transitional serif typeface created in 1996 by Zuzana Licko – a celebrated American typeface designer.