Liverpool: Pingdom accounts that WordPress has toughened its place as the dominating blog platform or Content Management System (CMS) for the world’s most accepted blogs.
52% of the world’s top 100 blogs are issued on WordPress, up from the 48% last year.
There are a few heavyweights running numerous WordPress blogs in the top 100 with The New York Times (7) and Wired (3). Yet, number one, Huffington Post, and number five, Gothamist, are running on Movable Type.
Custom publishing solutions, the next largest group behind WordPress, are being used by 12 publications. This is down from 14 last year, possibly indicating that publishers would rather abide by publishing than entering the world of software development.
Why the increased Use of WordPress by Major blogs?
LexBlog used Movable Type for years. It was safe and the development community was larger than that for WordPress, believe it or not. We now employ WordPress as our core solution and revise it to give a best publishing and performance experience for our experts.
To get information of the breakdown on the blogging platforms used, click here: WordPress Web Development