The results from a recent study are in. Pingdom recently pulled the list of the top 100 blogs in the world from Technorati and identified which platform each site was using.
According to the study WordPress continues to strengthen its position as the dominating Content Management System (CMS) or blogging platform used by the world’s top 100 blogs. This year, WordPress is used by 52% of the top blogs, up from the 48% we identified in Pingdoms’s 2012 study.
With over 65 million WordPress sites in the world, it’s clear that Automattic’s platform is popular and keeps on gaining in popularity
Let’s look at another data source. Google Trends.
The following chart compares Blogger, Drupal, SharePoint, and WordPress. WordPress is clearly way ahead of other CMS’s.