Setting a goal to become the Internet’s ultimate website builder is one thing. Making it happen is quite another. Nevertheless, after a lot of hard work that’s what the WordPress team accomplished.
They had to define what “ultimate” consisted of in order to reach that goal, and their definition was spot on. It was to create a website building platform for web designers to adjust their sites as they want.
Having accomplished that, it was a matter of creating tools, plugins, and services. These would make creating top-of-the-line websites relatively easy.