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Which programming languages were used to create WordPress?

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closed as not a real question by Brian Fegter, Wyck, kaiser, toscho Sep 12 '12 at 22:54

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What are the actual problems that you face? – toscho Apr 22 '12 at 22:17

Wordpress is based on PHP. The dynamic data is stored in a MySQL-Database. For viewing the front- & backend HTML and JavaScript are used. For special operations like the media-upload there are also used technics like Flash and Silverlight. As developer of themes or plugins u can use every programming language for web development.

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According to Wikipedia:

WordPress is a free and open source blogging tool and a dynamic content management system (CMS) based on PHP and MySQL.

It's back end also uses JavaScript and naturally CSS.

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And depending on the theme or plugin(s) you use, you may also find AJAX (JavaScript and XML) – its_me Apr 22 '12 at 10:18

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