Wordpress is a top content management system and free blogging tool. It helps the website builders to design their own websites by using the themes available in wordpress.com. At the end of march 2012, a survey was conducted and it is reported that wordpress platform is used by 72.4 million websites present over the internet.
Till date, wordpress.com has released 98 versions of wordpress and accoridng to Technorati, more than 48% of top 100 blogs make use of wordpress to update their content in the blog. Reports estimate that every 22 out of 100 domains in United States use wordpress CMS.
Wordpress holds the record of having 37 million global searches every month and it generates a huge market share of 53.8% of the total share when compared with other top content management systems. Every user can download 19,000+ plug-ins from the plug-in directory of wordpress. In United States, the wordpress CMS( content management system) has dominated Joomla and Drupal in terms of number of users.