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WordPress, Powering 39.5% of Websites!?

Feb 8, 2021 | IT Tips & Tricks, Marketing & Websites

WordPress, Powering 39.5% of Websites!?

Feb 8, 2021 | IT Tips & Tricks, Marketing & Websites

In 2020 WordPress was powering 35% of all websites and now in 2021 they have jumped to 39.5%! Why is that? WordPress is superior in user experience, mobile usability, security, speed, and SEO when compared to other website building platforms.  

User Experience: 
One of the biggest reasons WordPress is used by so many is because of the user experience. “WordPress’s themes and plugins work together to make websites professional, user-friendly, and attractive.” Says Julia McCoy from the Search Engine Journal.  

Mobile usability:  
It is no secret that the use of mobile devices has increased over time, but according to experts it has gone up 222% in the last five years! This means that it is very important for websites to be optimized for mobile devices. Most WordPress themes are optimized for mobile devices and usually don’t require any extra steps to make your site mobile friendly, it’s already done for you!  

Speed:
Speed is a crucial factor for websites. Having a slow site will frustrate users and will lower your Google search engine results pages (SERPs). WordPress has performance plugins that can clean your database, compresses your images and cache your site. All of which helps increase the overall speed of your website making your users and Google happy! 

Search Engine Optimization (SEO) 
Lastly but certainly not least, SEO! Oh, and yes, you guessed it, WordPress has great plugins for this too! These SEO plugins walk you through every step to make sure your content and your website are optimized for search engines. Not only that but WordPress has SEO-Friendly themes already prepared for your convenance! 

What are the top 10 content management systems? 

·      WordPress (39.6%) 

·      Shopify (3.2%) 

·      Joomla (2.2%)  

·      Drupal (1.5%) 

·      Wix (1.5%) 

·      Squarespace (1.5%) 

·      Bitrix (1.0%) 

·      Blogger (1.0%) 

·      Magento (0.7%) 

·      OpenCart (0.6%) 

As you can see there is a large jump between WordPress and the second top content management system, Shopify. 

Why is all this important?  

Devfuzion uses WordPress to build websites and we host all our sites with the best WordPress focused hosting provider available! We pride ourselves on creating beautiful and functional websites for those who come to us asking for a brand-new website or a facelift of their current site.  QUESTIONS?

If you are looking to build a new website or would like your current WordPress site to be hosted with a trusted and reliable company.  Contact Devfuzion Today! 

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