Wow, for once I’ve backed the right horse. WordPress now amounts for roughly 25% of all web sites on the Internet as 2015 approaches its end.
WordPress was once just a blogging platform, but we use it for 99% of the time someone wants a content management system for a lot of reasons including the cost, its community and its continued development.
The latest data comes from W3Techs, which measures both usage and market share: “WordPress is used by 58.7% of all the websites whose content management system we know. This is 25.0% of all websites.
Source: VentureBeat: WordPress now powers 25% of the Web