WordPress is the world’s popular content management system and a dynamic blogging tool that is developed using technologies such as PHP and MYSQL. WordPress offers several free plug-ins, plug-in architecture and various themes that aids the novice website builders to design a site in easy and effective manner.
Till date, there have been 98 version releases associated to WordPress and the most updated version was WordPress 3.4. It has large global market and reports show that every 22 out of 100 domains in United States are developed using WordPress platform. In United Kingdom, WordPress is the 18th popular website among the CMS users and internet users.
Survey forecasts that every day over 500, 000 new posts are published using this emerging content management system. By the end of March 2012, WordPress platform was used on more than 72.4 million websites over the web world.
According to Technorati, more than 48% of top 100 blogs are using WordPress. Sources show that only 15% of website developers have upgraded to wordpress 3.4 and more than 26.9% website designers are making use of WordPress 3.3 version.
Word press has a huge market share of 53.8% when compared to other top content management systems such as Joomla and Drupal etc. word press users can download required plug-ins from the WordPress directory that contains 19,000+ plug-ins.
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