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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Stay up to date with news, notes and updates from the Mozilla project, creator’s of the popular web browser Firefox.
The official Microsoft news blog. Read stories and news from Microsoft, including community blogs, new features, and upcoming events.
TechCrunch is a leading technology media company, that covers reviews and news on new startups and technology.
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.
Marin Software provides one of the leading paid search management platforms for advertisers and agencies worldwide.
The mission of The Walt Disney Company is to entertain, inform and inspire people around the globe through the power of unparalleled storytelling.
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.
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.
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.
11. Flickr Blog
The official blog for Flickr, one of the best sites on the web for organizing, sharing and storing your photos
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.
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
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.
Founded in 1851, The New York Times is an American newspaper based in New York City with worldwide influence.
Founded in 1923, Time is an American news magazine and news website published and based in New York City.
Fortune is an American multinational business magazine headquartered in New York City.
Bloomberg Professional service is a powerful and flexible platform for financial professionals who need real-time data, news, and analytics.
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.
The official news outlet of Harvard University that highlights innovation and discovery in teaching, learning, and research.
21. BBC America
BBC America is an American basic cable network that is jointly owned by BBC Studios and AMC Networks.
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.
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.
24. Gabriel Iglesias
Gabriel Iglesias is a Mexican American comedian famous for his shows ‘Hot & Fluffy’ and ‘I’m Not Fat… I’m Fluffy’.
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.
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.
27. Rolling Stone
Rolling Stone is an American monthly magazine that focuses on music, politics, and pop culture.
28. Sony Music
Sony Music Entertainment is an American global music company with both local artists and international superstars.
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.
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.
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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