The Competition: Wordpress


Another one of Medium’s competitors is WordPress. WordPress is a global content management system. In 2012, the site was on 72.4 million websites, which makes it the most widely used CMS in the world. Its used by 14 percent of the 1 million largest websites in the world, including Forbes, Yahoo, and CNN. It is also the CMS with the highest market share of about 53.8 percent, compared to Joomla’s 9.2 percent and Druplas 6.7%.

WordPress has been translated into over 73 languages in order to accommodate its diverse users. The website is continuously updated by hundreds of volunteer web specialists around the world.

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