Amazing WordPress Facts You Should Know (Infographic)

wordpress facts

Amazing WordPress Facts You Should Know (Infographic)

WordPress has grown through the years from just a simple blogging platform into a multifunctional content management system.

What is WordPress used for?

WordPress is an open source software that serves as a tool for the creation of anything from a basic blog to a full-blown website.

Although it started as a blogging platform it evolved and is now used for anything from small businesses to top brands like The New York Times, Forbes, and eBay. Because of its flexibility and ease of use WordPress, powers over 43.3% of all the websites (Source. 2022) on the web and is the most used CMS globally.

WordPress has become increasingly popular and continues to dominate! It’s simple to learn and has many themes and plugins to make it extremely flexible and versatile.

How Does WordPress Work?

WordPress is open-source software. It is written in PHP (Hypertext Preprocessor) and uses a database to store all of its data.

Since it’s web-based, you need a web host to install and run it. You can also develop it locally on your computer by installing local servers and then uploading the finished website to permanent hosting once the development locally has been completed.

WordPress is extremely versatile and can be used for many types of projects, including:

Affordable Web Design & Marketing

  • Creating and maintaining a blog
  • Building a business website
  • Creating an online store
  • Building your social network
  • Building a classified or membership website

The possibilities are endless. As long as you have good web hosting, WordPress is the only tool you need to get started creating a fully functional website. There are also countless free videos and tutorials available online to help you learn how to use it!

Other Interesting Facts About WordPress

Explore the infographic below to learn fun, technical, financial, and statistical facts about WordPress. The infographic includes facts about who coined the name WordPress, when WordPress started, how many languages WordPress is available in, and the financial value of WordPress. Lots of other interesting facts you might not have known. Enjoy.

Author: Josh Wardini, Editorial Contributor and Community Manager at With a preliminary background in communication and expertise in community development, Josh works day-to-day to reshape the human resource management of digitally based companies. When his focus trails outside of community engagement, Josh enjoys the indulgences of writing amidst the nature conservation of Portland, Oregon.Amazing Wordpress Facts You Should Know (Infographic) 1

Amazing Wordpress Facts You Should Know (Infographic) 2

Need to redesign or upgrade your website? Let us know. We offer affordable web design packages, run free website audits and help with search engine optimization.

Gene is Web Developer & the Founder of BigAppleMedia. He helps clients get leads & grow traffic by building smart & result driven websites and applying the latest SEO strategies. Schedule a Free Consultation

No Comments

Post A Comment

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Don't leave empty handed..

Get The Ultimate List of  Free Web Design & Digital Marketing Tools
We've compiled the ultimate list of the top essential FREE
Web Design & Marketing Tools into one handy e-book.
Yes, Send Me the Free e-Book!
We do not sell or share your information with anyone.
Sign up to get the latest web design & marketing news, links & tips.