Wordpress is the top platform that can be used for building websites. Reports forecast that wordpress is used on more than 72.4 million websites across the globe. Till date more than 98 versions of wordpress were released and it is estimated that in coming years more than 20 -25% websites are built using wordpress.
According to Technorati's, 48% of the top 100 blogs make use of wordpress to update their content. In United kingdom, 22 out of 100 new domains use wordpress platform and in United Kingdom wordpress.com is the 18th popular website.
When compared with other top content management systems, wordpress is used by 53.8% website builders, 9.2% use Joomla CMS and 6.7% use Drupal. On average more than 352 million people view 2.5 million pages on the wordpress.com and they switch themes up to 225,000 times per week.