As of the writing of this post, WordPress is powering more than 35% of websites online today. This absolutely staggering statistic means that around 455,000,000 websites are using WordPress right now. Considering that the number of total active websites is estimated at over 1.3 billion according to a survey published by Netcraft,
Companies such as W3Tech and Builtwith provide useful reports on internet usage using big data. These numbers may not be pinpoint accurate, but they do provide a valuable glimpse into today’s web trends.
According to W3techs, WordPress has 61.8% of the CMS market share — more than all other systems (eg, Drupal, Joomla) combined.
WordPress Sites Make Up 14.7% of the Top 100 Websites in the WorldWhoisHostingThis.com February 2020
Some of the most successful companies in the world prefer WordPress as their CMS, including: TED, NBC, CNN, TechCrunch, People magazine, the NFL, Best Buy, CBS Radio, and UPS. These are just a few of the Fortune 500 companies powered by WordPress.
This should put your mind at rest knowing that some of the best and most lucrative brands in the world are running on the same website platform as your small business. Rest assured that you are in good hands.
This is why we focus on WordPress website development at Gabster Media. The sheer volume of websites powered by websites has created a robust and ever-evolving community of contributors who continue to push WordPress forward–making sure that it remains ahead of all other Content Management Systems on the web.