How Much of The Internet is powered by WordPress

WordPress was first created and developed by Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little in 2003. The primary purpose of creating WordPress was for building blogs. Open source of this app allowed everyone to contribute to its improvement. It makes WordPress outgrow from its original purpose due to its unlimited plugins, and WordPress specialized hosting providers. Popular brands like Walt Disney, Sony, MTV, New Yorker, and BBC now rely on WordPress services.

WordPress Usage Statistics 2020

According to W3Techs, WordPress now powered 38% of the web on the internet. The small personal blog uses it to large corporate websites due to its versatilityIf we come to CMS-built sites, WordPress owned 60% of shares in CMS-built websites.There as the addition of 1.1 Million domain registrations every six-month due to WordPress.34% of the world’s most 10,000 websites use WordPress. These popular websites include Etsy, TED, Whitehouse.gov, Reuters The New Yorkers etc. Some of the top Celebrities like Justin Bieber, Katy Perry, Snoop Dogg, Stephen Fry, also use WordPress for their Sites.As per Twitter statistics, Twitter gets 152 million new visitors each month while WordPress receives 149 million visitors.WooCommerce now powers 28% of an e-commerce website. On average, 281 new WooCommerce websites appears each day.

Key Takeaway

WordPress, so far, is the most popular content management system in the world.
Its popularity is mostly driven from low cost, wide choice of plugins, themes, security, SEO-friendly and different language packs.

Pakistan among Top 10 countries with Highest progress in Open-Source development

Pakistan among Top 10 countries with Highest progress in Open-Source development

Pakistan becomes the fastest growing country in open-source development and ranks among the top 10 countries in open-source development revealed by GitHub in its latest Octoverse 2020 report.
GitHub is the largest worldwide community for developers that shares their code online. In 2020, 56 million developers from 200 countries joined the GitHub platform to code better, collaborate, and build larger.
During the year, there is an increase of new joining from Pakistani developers to the GitHub community, and some of them are now the community’s most significant contributors.
As per the report, coming in at #6, Pakistan’s open-source development contribution grew to 51.5% in 2020 compared to 41% in 2019. Nigeria remains at the top with a boost of 65.9% in open-source contribution during 2020.
Pakistan among Top 10 countries with Highest progress in Open-Source development