Till date, wordpress is the most popular content management system that is widely used by most of the website developers. It is an open source free blogging tool that aids the novice web builders to design their websites and it offers free plug in architecture and several web design themes.
There are more than 54,828, 249 wordpress sites in the world and every day over 100,000 new sites are developed using wordpress platform. Every day on wordpress, 500,000 new posts are uploaded and 400,000 new comments are added by various users.
Wordpress holds 53.8% of market share where as Joomla, a stiff competitor to wordpress in terms of popularity holds only 9.2% market share. Wordpress Plugin directory comprises of 19,017 plug-ins that are available for free and these plug-ins are downloaded over 285,000,000 by various wordpress users. Due to its extensive use across the world, wordpress has been translated into 73 different languages.