A couple of days ago we have been contacted by Hostingtribunal. They offered to share an awesome infographic with us along with a short article. You can be sure that you have never seen a more detailed and informative chart about WordPress and those 75 million websites powered by it. A great summary and all those exciting statistics below, don’t miss it!
WordPress’s Journey in Dominating the Internet
Becoming a blog or website owner is a viable business these days, and you probably have at least a friend or two in your social circle who dream about having his own website. Maybe even you have been thinking about it for a while.
Owning and running a website is not as easy as browsing one, there are a lot of technical details, bits and pieces that you have to manage.
Since being launched in 2003, WordPress has become one of the most prominent names that run the backend of the internet. It’s a free and open-source content management system built on PHP and MySQL. WordPress has come far since its launch, and it is now capable of more than just creating a website for blogging. Thanks to its assortment of features and plans, you can create almost anything from blogs to an online store.
WordPress has also secured the trust of the biggest brands in the world. It currently runs websites like TechCrunch, Bloomberg, MTV News, BBC America, Disney, and even some parts of Facebook. WordPress has grown over just powering small blogs and personal websites. It is now meant to serve serious business and huge companies with millions of visitors.
The number of websites using WordPress has grown rapidly in the past few years and now WordPress is so huge that one-third of all websites in the world are run by it.
There are a lot of reasons why many people prefer WordPress over other platforms. It takes seconds to install, it’s straightforward and easy to use, yet it’s capable of doing very complex tasks. It can be customized beyond belief with a little bit of scripting or simply by using one of the tens of thousands of plugins out there.
Whether you are an experienced programmer or someone who has just learned how to click with a mouse, you will be able to use WordPress. And this is so much power that 75 million people have put their trust in it by now.
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