WordPress is Taking Over – a complete infographic
Are you on WordPress? You should be! Over 100,000 new WordPress sites are created every day! WordPress.org is used by 54.5% of all the websites whose content management system we know. This is 17.4% of all websites! Over 395 million people view more than 4.1 billion blog pages each month. WordPress.com users produce 39.3 million new posts and 42.7 million new comments each month. The following are a collection of WordPress statistics, obtained from the WPdiscounts infographic, which can be found below.
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WordPress in different languages
WordPress blogs are written in over 120 languages! The top 10 languages are listed below:
- English 66%
- Spanish 8.7%
- Portuguese 6.5%
- Indonesian 3.5%
- Italian 2%
- German 1.8%
- French 1.4%
- Russian 1.1%
- Vietnamese 1.1%
- Swedish 1.0%
notable WordPress users
Some of the notable WordPress users include: TechCrunch, TED, CNN, National Football League, Reuters, Honda, New York Times, Ford, NASA, Forbes, eBay, Sony and Top Gear!
more WordPress facts and figures
- As of February 26, 2013, WordPress Version 3.5 has been downloaded 11,931,468 times.
- In 2012, 16% of all websites ran on WordPress. That’s an estimated 58,000,000 sites!
- WordPress currently holds 53.68% of CMS distribution in Top 100,000 sites.
- WordPress plugins have been downloaded more than 418,637,293 times!
- Over 20,000 people make their living with WordPress.
- WordPress programmers rank second place on a list of the 100 most sought-after freelance professionals.
- As of February 2013, WordPress.org had 1,701 available themes and 65,364,093 downloaded themes!
- Around 20-25% of all published websites are built using the WordPress platform.
- To date, there have been 98 version releases of WordPress.
- WordPress is responsible for 14.7% of the top 1 million websites in the entire world!
- 22 of every 100 new domains created in the US are running WordPress.
- WordPress boasts more than 37 million global searches every month.
- An average day on WordPress sees around 500,000 new posts.
- In one week alone, over 826,000 YouTube videos are embedded on WordPress websites.
Premium plugins and themes account for a high percentage of downloads, as many users aim to monetize from their WordPress blogs. For all you avid WordPress users seeking premium, plugin and theme features, visit WPdiscounts.com. Here, you can browse through a wide range of quality WordPress plugins and themes to boost your site’s functionality….without breaking the bank!