10 Reasons why WordPress is our favourite CMS

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:

  1. 32% of the Internet runs on WordPress – it powers some of the largest websites ever known
  2. There are now 54,452 WordPress plugins – that means you can find a plugin for pretty much anything you want your website to do
  3. 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
  4. 409 million people view more than 20 billion pages each month – that’s a whopping amount of page views- users must love them
  5. WooCommerce powers 28% of all online stores worldwide with over 30 million downloads
  6. WordPress has the biggest developer community with over 511,000 active members in WordPress meet-up groups all over the world
  7. There are nearly 3 million searches for WordPress each month
  8. 70 million new posts are created on WordPress each month – that is around 226,000 new posts each day
  9. 20% of WordPress is written in JavaScript – this is expected to grow as WordPress becomes more and more like an application development framework
  10. 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.