1. Home
  2. Docs
  3. Building a Free Support Website
  4. WordPress


Why WordPress?

WordPress is a Content Management System (CMS) that has proven it’s quality by being the most popular and used CMS around the world. Look at this data (taken from https://hostingtribunal.com/blog/wordpress-statistics/):

  • WordPress powers 34% of the internet in 2019, a 4% rise from the previous year.
  • If you count only the CMS-built sites, then about 60% of them are WordPress
  • Over 400 million people visit WordPress sites each month
  • In 2016, nearly 118 billion words were published on WordPress
  • But WordPress is not only for blogging – nearly 28% of all e-commerce goes through WooCommerce
  • 281 new WooCommerce shops appear on average every day
  • 661 WordPress sites also pop up daily
  • WordPress.org offers over 50,000 plugins and over 3,500 GPL-licensed themes
  • In 2018, the non-English WordPress downloads were more than the English ones

Hosting Tribunal

No doubt, WordPress is a platform, built by people for people, that provides proven technologies while still leaving you in control of customizations where you need it. There is no depenedency on a provider that dictates features on you based on their profit strategy.

Other true benefits of WordPress are:

  • comes with a user and role management
  • a vast variety of themes
  • a vast variety of plugins to add individual features
  • a large user and developer community
  • all code is open source allowing to add or change custom features



Was this article helpful to you? Yes No

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *