WordPress is a Content Management System that has skyrocketed since its inception as a bloggers domain in 2003. According to W3techs, WordPress has 58.55% of the CMS marketshare. There is an estimated 172 Million active websites on the internet (World Wide Web) with 27% of all websites on the internet being created with WordPress.
WordPress makes up to 15% of the internet’s top 100 websites which include TED, NBC, CNN, TechCrunch, NFL, BestBuy and UPS just to name a few. There are over 48,500 free plugins for WordPress to enhance the functionality plus a plethora of paid premium plugins. Over 39% of all online stores are run by WordPress.
These are amazing facts about WordPress, but why are they important?