WordPress Now Powers Over 22% of the Most Popular Websites in US, 14.7% Globally
Ashley Allen / 2 years ago
WordPress blogs now fuel over 22% of new websites in the US and 14.7 of the top million sites in the world, according to W3, becoming the fastest growing CMS of 2013.
WordPress.com blogs passed the 50 million mark in July this year. The blogs have accrued 2.5 billion page views, hit by 287 million different people. Matt Mullenweg, Founder of WordPress, addressed WordCamp San Francisco last week, in a speech entitled “State of the Word”. He told the audience that WordPress has 15,000 plugins and has been downloaded 200 million times, with WordPress 3.2 hitting 500,000 downloads in just two days.