2017 - THE FACTS ABOUT THE WORLD'S MOST POPULAR WEBSITE BUILDERS

Compare the top 5 website builders on the planet, via the below metrics. Note: WordPress is the open source platform Clicktacular is based on and we do have a vested commercial interest in promoting WordPress as the platform of choice to our clientele. But please also note: the below are facts, not opinions, sourced from 3rd party analytical providers.

The world's 10 leading website builders

Top 10 Website Builders

Snapshot of how website builders rank

Marketshare graphic WordPress

Although website builders such as Wix and Weebly are prominently marketed, according to this report from Datanyze in October 2017, WordPress is the most commonly used technology for building websites

WIX vs WordPress

Wix vs WordPress October 2017

Weebly vs WordPress

Weebly vs WordPress October 2017

Squarespace vs WordPress

Squarespace vs WordPress October 2017

Joomla vs WordPress

Joomla vs WordPress October 2017

SUMMARY - WORDPRESS HAS APPROXIMATELY 10X THE MARKET SHARE OF ITS NEAREST RIVAL

Data in the table below ranks WordPress's marketshare as 60.7% in 2017, of the total market compared to the top website builders in the world. The #2 website builder (or 'CMS') is Joomla, with 6.3%. Statistics are obtained from Datanyze's October 2017 report. Links to the full articles are at the bottom of this page.

 

   

  • Rank by marketshare
  • Marketshare
  • Sites added Sept 17
  • Active websites
  • # of extensions
  • # of top 1M sites
  • # of top 10K sites
  • # of top 100 sites

Wix

  • Rank by marketshare #3
  • Marketshare 5.97%
  • Sites added Sept 17 7,325
  • Active websites 792,015
  • # of extensions 260
  • # of top 1M sites 1,206
  • # of top 10K sites 3
  • # of top 100 sites 0

Weebly

  • Rank by marketshare #5
  • Marketshare 3.75%
  • Sites added Sept 17 2,471
  • Active websites 497,792
  • # of extensions 282
  • # of top 1M sites 1,234
  • # of top 10K sites 1
  • # of top 100 sites 0

WordPress

  • Rank by marketshare #1
  • Marketshare 60.7%
  • Sites added Sept 17 93,952
  • Active websites 8,004,039
  • # of extensions 50,000
  • # of top 1M sites 305,661
  • # of top 10K sites 2,497
  • # of top 100 sites 33

Squarespace

  • Rank by marketshare #4
  • Marketshare 3.8%
  • Sites added Sept 17 2,471
  • Active websites 504,503
  • # of extensions Unknown
  • # of top 1M sites 2,299
  • # of top 10K sites 3
  • # of top 100 sites 0

Joomla

  • Rank by marketshare #2
  • Marketshare 6.3%
  • Sites added Sept 17 21,177
  • Active websites 826,304
  • # of extensions 7,000
  • # of top 1M sites 20,440
  • # of top 10K sites 39
  • # of top 100 sites 0
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