THE FACTS ABOUT WORDPRESS

THE WORLD'S MOST POPULAR WEBSITE BUILDER

• Compare the top 5 website builders on the planet, via the below metrics.

• Wordpress is the open source platform Clicktacular is based on.

• We have a vested commercial interest in promoting WordPress as our platform of choice.

• The below are facts, not opinions and are sourced from 3rd party analytical providers.

WordPress ranks #1 out of the world's 10 leading website builders

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WordPress vs its top competitors

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Benefits of using WordPress, the worlds #1 website building platform

• Themes allow you to install the design of your website quickly and easily.

• Plugins allow you to extend the functionality of your WordPress site without knowing how to program. There are over 10,000 plugins available that help you add all kinds of functionality to your sites, like e-commerce, SEO, photo slideshows, and much more.

• Google loves WordPress sites. Because they are updated more frequently, and the content tends to be structured well, you can get a WordPress site ranking very quickly compared to a static website. Google has even gone on record as recommending WordPress for business sites.

• WordPress is supported by a thriving, engaged community with thousands of designers, developers and enthusiasts out there to help if you get stuck.

Joomla vs WordPress

#2 joomla

Squarespace vs WordPress

#4 squarespace

Weebly vs WordPress

#5 weebly

Wix vs WordPress

#3 wix

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

• The #2 website builder (or 'CMS') Joomla, with 6.23%.

• The #3 website builder (or 'CMS') Wix, with 5.97%.

• The #4 website builder (or 'CMS') Squarespace, with 3.8%.

• The #5 website builder (or 'CMS') Weebly, with 3.75%.

 

   

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

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

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

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

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

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

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