WordPress use increases to 30% of all websites

 Popular content management system WordPress now powers nearly a third of websites – and over 60% of all CMS-based websites. 

New data released by web technology survey company W3Techs shows the WordPress now powers 30% of the world wide web.

The data shows that the use of WordPress has increased by 5% in two and half years, after it reached 25% in November 2015.

These figures relate to all websites, also including the ones that don’t use a content management system (CMS). Looking purely at CMS market share, WordPress is now at 60.2% of all CMS-driven websites – up from 58.7% in November 2015.

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Today WordPress powers over 50 million websites, and has developed to such an extent that now many big brands, ecommerce sites and news/magazine sites use it as well as professional bloggers.

WordPress has become such a popular content management system because it is relatively easy for beginners to use, and has a lot of features that can be expanded upon to build highly-functional and complicated websites.