This year’s statistics from W3Techs Web Technology Surveys are in, and it’s another year of growth in popularity for the WordPress content management system. We use WordPress for most projects for several reasons, and apparently most of the world agrees with us on this choice!

WordPress: Most Popular Website Software

We’re listing just those above 2% in popularity and market share here:

wordpress 2015 market share of cms

wordpress 2015 historical trends

According to the statistics above, WordPress software now powers 25% of all websites, and 56% of all content management system (database driven) websites.

25 Reasons Your Business Should Switch to WordPress

Going even farther, in an article from, John Rampton lists these 25 reasons:

  1. Free
  2. Powerful
  3. Flexible
  4. Search engine friendly
  5. Safe and secure
  6. Customizable
  7. Easy to use
  8. Lots of support
  9. Hosts multimedia
  10. Mobile friendly
  11. Integrates with other business applications
  12. Easy to manage
  13. Lots more than just a blog
  14. Establishes a community
  15. Saves money
  16. Works well for e-commerce stores
  17. Not limited to a specific hosting company
  18. Easy to keep fresh
  19. Use it for membership services
  20. Pre-schedule new posts
  21. Handles multiple user roles
  22. Add testimonials
  23. Post content with one click
  24. Universal platform
  25. It keeps getting better!

What Platform Is Best for Our Clients?

We like WordPress for a variety of reasons, but primarily because we only want to create environments that are the best investment for our clients.

This decision gets made for each project not according to what is the most fun for us to work with, or what has the most buzz among developers, but what is best for our clients. When we’re helping clients succeed, it’s not about playing with cutting edge toys with sparkly bells and whistles — we’re using what’s reliable and has proven return on investment.