The Spectacular Rise of WordPress


Not that you’d know by looking at them, but all Red Mo Media websites are built on the same, solid framework – WordPress. What started as a plucky blogging platform is now used the world over for corporate sites, international news organisations, cat blogs, exceptional ecommerce, online resumes, cat blogs, online communities… did I mention cat blogs?

To mark the 10th Birthday of WordPress, the folks at WP Engine did some research into the popularity and reach of WordPress. They made some incredible discoveries:

  • WordPress powers nearly 20% of the websites on the internet
  • 7.5% of adults own a WordPress site
  • 30% of adults on the internet have heard of WordPress
  • Some the most popular sites are powered by WordPress, including TED, TechCrunch, CNN, Perez Hilton, Mashable, Wired and GigaOm.

Find more interesting nuggets in the infographic below.

So, when you join forces with Red Mo Media, you know you’re getting a site with a solid foundation. Not only do you get domain and hosting management, you’re also getting a website experience that’s tried and tested. Plus, ongoing email support to help you out when you need it.

Want to join the ranks of the world’s WordPress users and get your own customised website? Get in touch now.


Posted on February 18, 2014 in blogging, WordPress

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