There are still some who believe that WordPress is a CMS suitable exclusively for bloggers or small and medium-sized businesses. Nothing could be further from truth, WordPress is increasingly used by large companies that can have millions of monthly visits. For this reason we see a growth of hosting providers with exclusive WordPress services for large companies such as WordPress VIP, and of whom we are technology partners.
Today we want to share with you some examples of large companies that do use WordPress on their websites. Before showing you some examples, though, I just wanted to let you know that you too can easily check if a website is using WordPress. To do so, you can use websites like What WP Theme Is That, Is It WP or WP Theme Detector, among others. You also have an extension for Google Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera browsers, WordPress Theme Detector and Plugins Detector that you can install to quickly check if any website is WordPress.
Alternatively, you can check if a website is a WordPress website by inspecting the source code of the page. In many occasions you will find information that will indicate that it is a WordPress website.
Now, without further ado, let’s see different examples of WordPress websites of large companies where for each of them I indicate the number of monthly visits it has according to Similarweb. The list is arranged in alphabetical order.
Table of Contents
- Angry Birds
- Microsoft Blog
- Microsoft News
- News Corp Australia
- National Review
- New York Post
- Obama Foundation
- Rolling Stones
- Science News
- Sony Music
- Spotify Newsroom
- Tech Crunch
- TED Blog
- Texas Monthly
- The American Scholar
- The New York Review of Books
- The White House
- The WholeDog Journal
- US Weekly
The official James Bond website has a total of more than 148.5K visits per month.
The Angry Birds website has a total of about 393.4K visits per month.
Capgemini is the first French multinational technology consulting services corporation, headquartered in Paris with almost 270,000 employees in almost 50 countries. Their WordPress website has 3.8 million monthly visits.
Essence is a monthly fashion, beauty, culture, and entertainment magazine for African-American women with more than 3.7 million views per month.
FanSided is one of the fastest growing sports, entertainment, and lifestyle websites on the Internet currently having over 6 million monthly visits.
The Microsoft blog has about 681.8K visits per month.
Microsoft News website has about 1.7 million monthly visits.
News Corp Australia
News Corp Australia is one of Australia’s largest media conglomerates and its website has 1.1 million monthly visits.
National Review is an American conservative editorial magazine focused on news and commentary on political, social, and cultural issues. Its website has about 6.2 million monthly visits.
New York Post
The New York Post is the oldest newspaper in the United States and has 145.6 million monthly visits.
The Obama Foundation, whose goal is to inspire, connect and empower people to change the world, has about 318.4K visits per month.
Observer is a web source for news and data on trends in the world and has 1.6 million visits per month.
Reason is the leading liberal magazine and video website covering news, politics, culture, and more, with reporting and analysis. It has a total of 3.2 million visits per month.
The Rolling Stones website has a total of 23.4 million visits per month.
Science News, a technology and science news and information website, has 1.4 million visits per month.
Sony Music’s website has 187.9K visits per month.
Spotify’s news website has about 862.6 K visits per month.
The Tech Crunch website for technology news has about 11.9 million visits per month.
The TED Blog website has about 270.1 K visits per month.
The news website Texas Monthly has 1.6 million visits per month.
The American Scholar
The American Scholar has 161.2K visits per month.
The New York Review of Books
The New York Review of Books website has 583K visits per month.
The White House
The US White House website has a total of 7.1 million monthly visits.
The WholeDog Journal
This magazine for pet owners, The WholeDog Journal, has 465.8K views per month.
US Weekly magazine about celebrities has a volume of 27.3 million visits per month.
If you still had doubts about whether WordPress is suitable for websites with large volumes of visits, you have already seen that, for example, the US Weekly website created in WordPress has more than 27 million monthly visits. Quite an impressive figure, don’t you think?
And if you want to see some more examples of celebrity websites in WordPress, don’t miss this post.
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