WordPress statistics: Most popular content management system in the world

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WordPress is indubitable the best content management system in the world. It is used by half of the top 1 million Alexa sites that run off-the-shelf content management systems. Also, there are 27 million WordPress publishers in the world, of which I am proud to be one. I use WordPress for http://matei.org/ithink, http://visiblepast.net and http://ubimark.com.

Joomla, in contrast is a pygmy, with only 10% of the CMS market share, followed by declining Drupal, with 6%.

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Sorin Adam Matei

Sorin Adam Matei – Professor of Communication at Purdue University – studies the relationship between information technology and social groups. He published papers and articles in Journal of Communication, Communication Research, Information Society, and Foreign Policy. He is the author or co-editor of several books. The most recent is Structural differentation in social media. He also co-edited Ethical Reasoning in Big Data,Transparency in social media and Roles, Trust, and Reputation in Social Media Knowledge Markets: Theory and Methods (Computational Social Sciences) , all three the product of the NSF funded KredibleNet project. Dr. Matei’s teaching portfolio includes online interaction, and online community analytics and development classes. His teaching makes use of a number of software platforms he has codeveloped, such as Visible Effort . Dr. Matei is also known for his media work. He is a former BBC World Service journalist whose contributions have been published in Esquire and several leading Romanian newspapers. In Romania, he is known for his books Boierii Mintii (The Mind Boyars), Idolii forului (Idols of the forum), and Idei de schimb (Spare ideas).

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