WordPress is an open source website building tool that uses PHP and MySQL. Launched in 2003, the platform today enlists more than 60 million destinations and clients. Today, 25% of the sites are empowered by WordPress, making it one of the most well-known frameworks to be used today by everyone from small business owners to bloggers and news sites. Famous brands such as TechCrunch, CNN and Mashable etc are using WP to share news and information worldwide.
The easy functionality of WP makes it popular over all the other available CMS options such as Joomla, Drupal and the veterinary blogspot. From a simple blogging site to a complex eCommerce system or even a social network, WP can be used for building every type of website. In addition, a wide number of free and premium themes and plugins to enhance site appearance and functionality are available to make it a popular choice among all web users. Given below are some interesting facts and figures that highlight the importance of using WP for business or personal blogging sites by Medialinkers web design services.