According to multiple different Twitter users they found out that the United States Department of State is using WordPress to run their website and everyone is freaking out.
Well, I think my favorite thing I learned today is that the State Department website runs on wordpress. Huh. Sure. pic.twitter.com/hazlOx1u1G— Melissa Pompili (@Mpompili1) January 11, 2021
This is all coming out after reports of a State Department Employee changing the website to say that Trumps term ended today.
The “‘closed system’ that is ‘nearly impossible to hack’” that’s being used by the US Department of State for Trump & Pence bios?— Tarah (@tarah) January 11, 2021
It’s WordPress with SEO plugins enabled. 👇https://t.co/JBRJ7wS0b6 pic.twitter.com/nYdb0QBQab
WordPress isn’t terrible – but you’d think that the United States Department of State would be using their own platform. Oh well, we use WordPress. Majority of websites are on WordPress.