50-60% is WordPress’ share of the global CMS market – making it the most popular CMS of them all.
New York Observer, New York Post, TED, Thought Catalog, Williams, USA Today, CNN, Fortune.com, TIME.com, National Post, Spotify, TechCrunch, CBS Local, NBC all use WordPress.
17 posts are published every second on WordPress sites around the world.
37 million global Google searches for “WordPress” are made per month.
Around 15,886,000 websites on the entire web use WordPress.
8% of the top 100 blogs according to Technorati are managed with WordPress.
2,645 of the top 10k websites on the web use WordPress.
22,111 of the top 100k websites use WordPress.
297,629 of the top 1M websites use WordPress.
In 2014, non-English WordPress downloads surpassed English downloads for the first time. 22% of new domains in the US are run with WordPress.
WordPress as a CMS (47%) is nearly 12 times more popular than Drupal (4%) in India. In the US (2014 data), WordPress is preferred by 50% of the users, with Drupal scooping up 17% and Joomla getting 6.44%.