The page is dynamically generated “on the fly.” I didn’t get what this meant at first and it confused the heck out of me. But essentially I think what it means is the page doesn’t actually exist yet at this point. It is assembled right then and there on the spot via a PHP program, which is the programming language WordPress is written in
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Think about a professional football player stepping up to take a penalty kick in a World Cup Final. He has done this 1000 times before in training. Under normal circumstances he could score the goal with his eyes closed. But under the circumstances the pressure is too great. The weight of the world is on his shoulders. So he capitulates and misses.
It took over 200,000 years of human history for the world’s population to reach 1 billion; and only 200 years more to reach 7 billion. That is an astonishing example of exponential growth.