WordPress, one of the most widely used CMS over internet. Since its inception in the year 2003, it has crossed many milestones to reach where it is today.
So today we bring you 7 ( 10 is so overrated 🙂 ) amazing facts about WordPress.
1) 74 Million sites use WordPress.
Yes ! around 74 Million sites on internet breathe on WordPress, that forms a huge chunk of the entire internet we know today.
Every second there is some activity ( Posts, Comments, Likes ) happening on ‘WordPress’
You can have a look at the live activity happening around the globe related to WordPress at below link.
2) More than 22.6 Billion WordPress page views every month
WordPress blogs around the globe gets more than staggering 22.6 Billion views every month, while accessed by not less than 409 Million people around the globe.
The traffic stats are increasing at a rapid rate every month, you can have a look at the Latest traffic stats on below WordPress.com link.
3) 44,204 Plugins available:
WordPress has an awesome directory of 44,204 plugins, you just think and they have it already.
The Plugin directory is expanding daily and these plugins are downloaded 1,252,003,118 times 😮
You can also have a look at Top WordPress Plugins.
Read: Why to WordPress?
4) CMS of the year
No doubt, WordPress has been declared as ‘CMS of the year’ now for 6 years in a row.
As WordPress stays at top of the fastest growing CMSs in the world, w3techs shows that it stands at top, beating all the opponents for yet another year.
You can also check the latest web trends on W3Techs
5) Most users from US and India
Looking at the Alexa stats for WordPress.com, its clear that most of the visitors landing on to WordPress.com page are from US and India, followed by Indonesia, Brazil and Spain.
You can also look at the latest Alexa stats for WordPress.com
6) WordPress is free, but WordPress developers are not:
WordPress lands in one of the top desired skills for Freelancers today. If you know WordPress in and out, then you can earn up to 60$ per hour.
You can learn WordPress on its official page, WordPress Learn.
7) WordPress trademark is not owned by Automattic:
Let us know what you think about WordPress, in the comments section below.
Also have a look at the Infographic I created.