WordPress powers 25% of all websites

W3Techs has released new data which shows that 25% of all websites use WordPress as a content management system.

W3Techs said 57.4% of the websites which they monitored use none of the well-known content management systems.

“WordPress is used by 25% of all the websites – that is a content management system market share of 58.7%,” the company said.

The second most popular CMS is Joomla at 2.8%, followed by Drupal on 2.1%, and Magento on 1.2%.

The statistics are based on monitoring the top 10 million websites in the world, using website popularity rankings provided by Alexa.

Usage of content management systems for websites
CMS Usage
WordPress 25%
Joomla 2.8%
Drupal 2.1%
Magento 1.2%
Blogger 1.2%
TYPO3 0.7%
Adobe Dreamweaver 0.6%
PrestaShop 0.5%
Bitrix 0.5%
FrontPage 0.4%

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