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Usage statistics and market share of WordPress for websites

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This report shows the usage statistics and market share data of WordPress on the web. See technologies overview for explanations on the methodologies used in the surveys. Our reports are updated daily.

WordPress is used by 59.6% of all the websites whose content management system we know. This is 26.5% of all websites.

Versions of WordPress

This diagram shows the percentages of websites using various versions of WordPress.

How to read the diagram:
Version 4 is used by 87.9% of all the websites who use WordPress.

Version 4
87.9%
Version 3
11.2%
Version 2
1.0%
Version 1
less than 0.1%
W3Techs.com, 31 July 2016
Percentages of websites using various versions of WordPress

Historical trend

This diagram shows the historical trend in the percentage of websites using WordPress.
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You can find growth rates of WordPress compared to all other content management systems in our WordPress market report.

Market position

This diagram shows the market position of WordPress in terms of popularity and traffic compared to the most popular content management systems.
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Market position of WordPress

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Technology Brief
WordPress
Category: Content Management Systems
WordPress is an open source blog publishing and content management system, based on PHP and MySQL.
Website: wordpress.org




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