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30 Popular Big Name Brands that are Using WordPress

Are you interested in starting a website with WordPress? Are you concerned that WordPress may not be a good fit for your business?

A common misconception around WordPress is that because it’s open-source, it may not be an ideal solution for big companies. To clear up this misconception, below is a list of big name brands that are using WordPress. Now we can’t just list every brand that would be too many, so we picked a few that would showcase WordPress and all its glory.

In this article, the goal is to help anyone that wants to create a website make an informed decision about whether or not to use WordPress by listing the most popular brands using WordPress.

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1. Official Mozilla Blog

Stay up to date with news, notes and updates from the Mozilla project, creator’s of the popular web browser Firefox.

The Official Mozilla Blog

2. Microsoft News

The official Microsoft news blog. Read stories and news from Microsoft, including community blogs, new features, and upcoming events.

Microsoft News

3. TechCrunch

TechCrunch is a leading technology media company, that covers reviews and news on new startups and technology.


4. jQuery

jQuery is one of the most popular JavaScript libraries used around the web today.



NGINX, pronounced as “engine-ex”, is an open-source web server that is also used as a reverse proxy, mail proxy, HTTP cache, and load balancer.


6. Marin Software

Marin Software provides one of the leading paid search management platforms for advertisers and agencies worldwide.

Marin Software

7. The Walt Disney Company

The mission of The Walt Disney Company is to entertain, inform and inspire people around the globe through the power of unparalleled storytelling.

The Walt Disney Company

8. Official Star Wars News

The official site for Star Wars, featuring the latest on Star Wars: Episode VII The Force Awakens and Star Wars Rebels, with daily news, games, and videos.

Star Wars News

9. Angry Birds

The official Angry Birds website. Angry Birds is a fantasy-based video game franchise created by the Finnish company Rovio Entertainment. The series focuses on multi-colored birds which try to save their eggs from green-colored enemy pigs.

Angry Birds

10. Method Products

Method Products Inc makes a wide range of cleaning products formulated from naturally derived ingredients for the home such as floor, general purpose, dish, toilet bowl, shower spray, hand and body, and laundry.

Method Products Inc

11. Flickr Blog

The official blog for Flickr, one of the best sites on the web for organizing, sharing and storing your photos

Flickr Blog

12. Children’s Radio Foundation

Since its founding by Elizabeth Sachs in 2006, the Children’s Radio Foundation has created a network of more than 1700 trained youth radio reporters across six countries in Africa, who broadcast on local and national radio stations and via social media.

Children's Radio Foundation

13. New York Post

The New York Post is an American daily newspaper that has operated continuously since its founding by Alexander Hamilton in 1801

New York Post

14. The New Yorker

Founded in 1925, The New Yorker is an American weekly magazine featuring journalism, commentary, criticism, essays, fiction, satire, cartoons, and poetry.

The New Yorker

15. The New York Times

Founded in 1851, The New York Times is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence.

The New York Times

16. Time

Founded in 1923, Time is an American news magazine and news website published and based in New York City.

Time Magazine

17. Fortune

Fortune is an American multinational business magazine headquartered in New York City.

Fortune Magazine

18. Bloomberg Professional

Bloomberg Professional service is a powerful and flexible platform for financial professionals who need real-time data, news, and analytics.

Bloomberg Professional

19. University of Washington

The University of Washington is a very well respected public research university based in Seattle, Washington, United States. It is one of the oldest universities in the West Coast.

University of Washington

20. The Harvard Gazette

The official news outlet of Harvard University that highlights innovation and discovery in teaching, learning, and research.

The Harvard Gazette

21. BBC America

BBC America is an American basic cable network that is jointly owned by BBC Studios and AMC Networks.

BBC America

22. AMC

AMC is an American based television network well known for shows such as The Walking Dead, Fear the Walking Dead, Hell on Wheels, Mad Men, Humans, and Catch Fire.


23. Ripley’s Believe It or Not!

Ripley’s Believe It or Not! is an online hub for strange news, stories, videos, photos, exhibits and operates more than 100 attractions in 11 countries around the world.

Ripley's Believe It or Not!

24. Gabriel Iglesias

Gabriel Iglesias is a Mexican American comedian famous for his shows ‘Hot & Fluffy’ and ‘I’m Not Fat… I’m Fluffy’.

Gabriel Iglesias

25. Snoop Dogg

Snoop Dogg is an American rapper and songwriter who became one of the best-known figures in gangsta rap in the 1990s.

Snoop Dogg

26. Spotify Newsroom

Spotify gives you access to millions of songs and is one of the world’s largest digital music services. The Spotify Newsroom shares news, interviews, events, and more on their blog.

Spotify Newsroom

27. Rolling Stone

Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on music, politics, and pop culture.

Rolling Stone Magazine

28. Sony Music

Sony Music Entertainment is an American global music company with both local artists and international superstars.

Sony Music

29. The White House

The White House website keeps The United States up to date on the the latest news such as the economy, national security, budgets, immigration, and healthcare.

The White House

30. Target Pulse

The Target Pulse blog was created to give future candidates a sneak peak into what it’s like to work at Target.

Target Pulse

Wrapping Up!

In conclusion, we have taken a look at 30 different popular brands using WordPress including everything from businesses, enterprises, magazines and news, non-profits, education, celebrities, musicians, and eCommerce sites.

As you can see, the versatility and flexibility that WordPress has to offer are why so many people are using it. It has a wide range of different website types that anyone can create.

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