30% of websites are powered by WordPress
You can read about great popularity of WordPress CMS in the surveys provided by W3Techs, a web technologies researching organisation.
Where did this huge number get from?
WordPress content management system is free, easy to install and offers many possibilities of extending or customizing by plugins, developed and dedicated for this CMS specifically. It is worth mentioning that majority of the plugins are free too.
WordPress is an Open-source software, and it’s 100% free – both for personal and commercial use.
It is surprisingly friendly when it comes not only to administrating – you are not required to have any coding knowledge – but also to search engines optimisation or online marketing activities.
Thanks to its widespread usage, it enjoys a large international community, providing easy and quick access to information and offering great support.
It is also worth mentioning that the community’s opinion is taken into account by WP creators developing the CMS. Their ideas and feedback are considered during planning new features and solutions, to help the user to operate easily in the WP environment.