WordPress is the number one blogging platform available in the internet today. No matter what shape or size your website is, WordPress fits for all needs. Since, it is an open source platform, many people say it is not recommended for big brands. But to disprove the above statement, I am going to show you the top websites in the world which are using WordPress for their presence in the internet.
Currently WordPress powers 25% of websites available in the internet, which means quarter of the internet users trusts WordPress. It is being used by many famous news outlets, magazines and celebrities. After going through the list of big brands using WordPress as their website platform, many people might change their mind in reverting back to WordPress.
TechCrunch is a world famous technology blog which offers news on technology and resources on startups. Currently it is ranked 646 worldwide according to Alexa ranking. This world famous website is using WordPress.
The New Yorker is the news magazine which covers daily news and news related to culture. It also offers political cartoons and videos. Currently it is ranked 1410 worldwide according to Alexa ranking. This website also uses WordPress as their blogging platform.
BBC America is a television news website which offers the facility of viewing the full episodes of famous BBC America TV shows like Doctor Who, Top Gear and Orphan Black. Currently it is ranked 5766 in America and it is one of the most viewed website in America.
The official star wars blog provides latest news and updates about Star Wars movies. Currently it is ranked 5952 worldwide according to Alexa. The official blog of star wars is being powered by WordPress.
Variety.com is a popular entertainment website which provides movie reviews and film news. It also provides news about entertainment industry conferences. Currently it is ranked 1739 worldwide according to Alexa. This site is most popular in United States.
Sony Music is one of the biggest brand in the music industry. Many music videos are being produced by sonic music now a days. This site uses WordPress as their platform for their website.
I don’t think anyone wouldn’t know about MTV. This website MTV News is their official website for posting updates about their TV channel. You will get updates on entertainment industry, music industry and celebrity news in their official website. This site is powered by WordPress.
Beyonce is one of the top singer, song writer, record producer and actress in America. She is famous for her songs like Single Ladies and If I Were a Boy etc. Her official site is powered by WordPress.
Sony’s Official PlayStation blog which offers updates on PS4, PS3, PSN and PSP uses WordPress as their blogging platform. Currently it is ranked 415 worldwide according to Alexa.com. It is one of the most visited website in gaming niche. Since, the biggest brand SONY trusts WordPress as their blogging platform, I hope this will help people to change their minds to switch to WordPress.
Xerox is a big brand which offers business services and workflow solutions to big companies. It uses WordPress as their blogging platform. Many blogs hosted on this domain are using WordPress. Xerox is ranked 9768 worldwide according to Alexa.com
Bata is one the famous footwear brand in India. Its official website is powered by WordPress. Currently it is ranked 32,051 in India according to Alexa.com
Quartz is a famous native news website which focuses on economic news mostly. Currently it is ranked 1361 worldwide according Alexa.com. This is powered by WordPress.
I don’t think anyone wouldn’t know about ESPN. It is the number one sports channel and it also offers many sports products. It is ranked 20,363 in United States according to Alexa.com. It uses WordPress as their blog engine for their product blog. This big brand trusts WordPress, I hope this will change some of the people’s mind who are not using WordPress to switch to WordPress.
Fortune is one of top business news website which offers fortune 500 companies list every year. Apart from that, it also offers news on photography, travel, contributions and franchise lists. Currently it is ranked 473 worldwide according to Alexa.com. This website is also powered by WordPress.
The social media giant Facebook is also using WordPress as their platform for blogging. Facebook is using WordPress in their Facebook newsroom website.
One of the famous news company in America the New York Times
is using WordPress as their main platform for publishing their news.
Marks & Spencer’s is one of the top apparel website in America. Currently it is ranked 2001 worldwide according to Alexa.com. This famous site is using WordPress as their blogging platform.
Larry King is a famous American television personality, comedian and actor. He received numerous awards for his works including Peabody’s and 10 Cable ACE Awards. His official page uses WordPress.
Rackspace is one of the top cloud computing company which offers cloud computing services. Currently it is ranked 1800 worldwide according to Alexa.com. Their official blog is being powered by WordPress.
ExpressJet is one of the famous regional airlines in America which offers United Express flights, Delta Connection and America Eagle. It also uses WordPress as their blog engine.
Blackberry is one of the famous mobile phone brand. This company uses WordPress for their corporate blog. Currently blackberry.com has an Alexa rank of 2859.
Rotary Club is one of the famous clubs across the World. This fellowship club uses WordPress as their website’s platform.
The Rolling Stones is a famous English rock band formed in 1962. The band originally formed in London and got famous worldwide. Their official website is powered by WordPress.
AMC is one the leading TV Channel in America which features the famous TV shows like the Walking Dead. Their official website is ranked 674 in America according to Alexa ranking system. This site uses WordPress as their platform.
Mozilla is an open source company which offers Firefox web browser. Firefox is a very famous web browser available in the internet today. This famous company uses WordPress as their blogging platform.
The Wall Street Journal is the famous news media website in America. Currently it is ranked 384 across worldwide according to Alexa.com. This website uses WordPress as their blogging platform for their Law Blog.
Dallas Mavericks is the famous NBA football team which won the 2011 NBA championship. Their official website is powered by WordPress.
The famous Star Trek: The Next Generation actor Wil Wheaton uses WordPress in his official website as his blogging platform.
Snoop Dogg is one of the famous American rapper. He is from Long Beach, California. His official website is powered by WordPress too.
Reuters is one of the top news website in the world. Before anyone have the breaking news, Reuters will have it first. This website uses WordPress for their blogging purpose.
With all the above list, I hope these websites are enough to convince anyone to use WordPress. Good luck with your blogging. Here is how to install WordPress if you change your mind.