In May, WordPress celebrated its 10th birthday. The platform has grown from its humble beginnings as a new open-source project to the most widely-used content management system on the internet, making up nearly 20% of all websites on the web.
As you’d expect with such a ubiquitous platform, the people and organizations who make up the the WordPress ecosystem come from a diversity of backgrounds and specialties, including everyone from designers, developers, bloggers, entrepreneurs, to enterprises. Industry-leading companies like the BBC, TechCrunch, and AdAge trust WordPress for their online presence.
Since we get to see a lot of different use cases at WP Engine, we did a bit of research into the adoption and proliferation of WordPress across the internet. The results came in, and WordPress surpassed even our expectations. Below is the infographic we compiled with the data.
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