Benefits of having a WordPress Website

  • 43% of all websites use WordPress
  • 5 million websites use WooCommerce
  • 34.9% of websites don’t use the CMS that they study
  • Shopify is the second most powerful hosting platform with 3.5% of market share
  • WordPress is used by 97% of blogs
  • 1/3 of the world’s most popular websites use WordPress
  • WordPress is used by over 97% of blogs.
  • About one-third of the top 1 million sites in the world use WordPress.
  • By now, you have a broad knowledge of the number of websites using WordPress.

Below are some of the websites that use WordPress:

  • bloomberg.com
  • creativecommons.org
  • etsy.com
  • freepik.com
  • grammarly.com
  • microsoft.com
  • nginx.com
  • nypost.com
  • outbrain.com
  • soundcloud.com
  • surveymonkey.com
  • udemy.com
  • vimeo.com
  • zillow.com
  • zoom.us

Popular brands such as blog.samsung.com, blogs.independent.co.uk

blogs.constantcontact.com also use WordPress to run their blogs. Furthermore, Salesforce.com is also powered by WordPress.

  • SEO – WordPress prioritises SEO. For every website owner, search engine optimisation (SEO) should me an essential part of your website marketing strategy. Why? When done right, SEO works to boost your site’s search engine results rankings whethre or not your desired audiences find your site. Many website-building platforms make it difficult for users to implement comprehensive, effective SEO strategies.
  • WordPress is supported by a massive community and industry.
  • If you think of your business as a plant that is always growning, then imagine your website as the pot that it lives in. As a plant grows you may find it outgrowing it’s pot. Starting your business with a WordPress website makes it super easy to scale up and “repot” your business, so to speak.
  • Regardless of the route you choose, WordPress is unlike other software service providers in that, your website is always scalable and exportable.
  • With a WordPress website everything is in your control, the majority of WordPress competitors out there aren’t open-source. And although they’ll do an adequate job of hosting your site, there’s a limit of flexibility. Limitations you can expect are like the following:
  • The code isn’t fully accessible, making it challenging to implement adjustments What’s worse is that the coding language is often unique to the platform, meaning that if it is available, it’s usually unlikely that you’ll know enough about how it works. You’ll end up having to hire a specialised developer to change things for you.
  • E-Commerce functionality is built-in and can’t be expanded via plugins.
  • Your content isn’t yours. Yes you may have generated it yourself, but once published, it becomes part of the site where it’s hosted. This means that should you terminate your subscription, all your files and pages will be lost or held by the platform until you decide to restart your subscription.

While 43% of websites on the internet use WordPress, WooCommerce is the most popular eCommerce plugin for the blogging platform.

It’s reported that over 5 million websites are integrated with WooCommerce. 

Also, W3Techs states that over 13.4% of WordPress sites use WooCommerce, making it the most widely used plugin for WordPress.

Due to the integration, WooCommerce and WordPress work alongside for optimum performance.

Although there are not many details about WooCommerce market share, there are claims that it’s greater if lower traffic sites are filtered.

BuiltWith reports that WooCommerce is still the most popular eCommerce solution among the Top 1 Million Sites on the web.

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Benefits of having a WordPress Website

From the pie chart, we see the percentage of internet users that use WordPress compared to Shopify.

The statistics for WordPress sites to Shopify sites is 43% to 3.5%. With the number of WordPress websites, it’s not surprising that WooCommerce is a market leader. 

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