WORDPRESS RUNS 28% OF THE ENTIRE INTERNET.

  • 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%.

SOURCE: codeinwp