[Infographic] WordPress 4.1 Gets Roughly 1 Million Downloads Every Two Days + Other Mesmerizing WordPress Stats

Have you ever wondered how big WordPress actually is? Or how wide its domination spreads across the web? … Is WordPress the Genghis Khan of content management systems?

Okay, that last one is probably taking it too far. But nevertheless, WordPress has rightfully earned its place among other online CMS platforms, and not only that, but it has totally dominated that space ever since its release on May 27th 2003!

Let’s take a look at what’s been going on with WordPress recently – some WordPress stats

Starting with some interesting bits and pieces:

  • #WordPress 4.1 gets roughly 1 million downloads every 2 days (Tweet This)
  • #WordPress runs 4.5% of the entire internet (Tweet This)
  • 1,420,000 new posts get published every single day on #WordPress.com (Tweet This)
  • #WordPress 4.1 features 394,243 lines of code (Tweet This)


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Karol K

Creates content, manages CodeinWP's team of writers and makes sure that every piece of content you see on this blog looks great! / Author of "WordPress Complete" / Professional yerba mate drinker / @carlosinho
  • chook

    Source? Anything that can give these stats some weight?

    Not that I don’t trust the numbers… but 😉

    • Shhh, just believe. 🙂

    • The daily number of downloads comes from an experiment we did over the span of a couple of weeks. We were checking how the official counter progresses and thus came up with the final number. 🙂

  • edgarchauque

    Interesting stats, i will definitely share it on my blog in my language.

  • wordpress is easy fast and comfortable

  • Dean Ethridge

    Great post, I’m a proponent of using WordPress instead of custom coding because it doesn’t create designer lock. I was looking for stats on WordPress, and ran across your site. Thanks for the post!