WordPress is undoubtedly one of the best and most used Content Management Systems (CMS) in the world. It has grown from a blogging website solution to a full-on web-machine that can be used for e-commerce sites, memberships and pretty much everything else.
Here are ten facts to back up why we think WordPress is the one of the best:
- 32% of the Internet runs on WordPress – it powers some of the largest websites ever known
- There are now 54,452 WordPress plugins – that means you can find a plugin for pretty much anything you want your website to do
- 98 versions of WordPress have been released to date – that means WordPress is always been updated and improved ensuring your website will stay relevant and up to date with the latest software
- 409 million people view more than 20 billion pages each month – that’s a whopping amount of page views- users must love them
- WooCommerce powers 28% of all online stores worldwide with over 30 million downloads
- WordPress has the biggest developer community with over 511,000 active members in WordPress meet-up groups all over the world
- There are nearly 3 million searches for WordPress each month
- 70 million new posts are created on WordPress each month – that is around 226,000 new posts each day
- WordPress is Open Source and Free which allows anyone in the world to download and use it – the source code is freely available for anyone to study, use, modify, and build upon. We are more than happy to help if you are thinking about building a WordPress website.