What are the top 5 popular Content Management Systems (CMSs) by market share? This is the question we seek to answer in this piece. But before we delve into that, we shall be looking at the CMSs in general.
The number of websites has increased exponentially and is thought to stand at over 1.6 billion today. That translates to an average of 1 website for every five individuals. This exponential growth can be attributed to the services provided by some of the most popular CMSs.
A CMS is software available online to enable just about anyone to build a working website from scratch. CMSs are great in the sense that they remove the need for one to have an intricate knowledge of coding. It is for this reason that the most popular website platforms are in fact CMSs. Today, more than half of all the websites ever built are running on a CMS. That includes those dedicated to forex trading.
Top CMS Platforms
Before we start looking at the top 5 CMS by market share, we are going to give a summary of what the industry looks like. From the outset, WordPress is the number 1 CMS. As the latest data suggests, close to 60 percent of the CMS market is controlled by WordPress. Today, close to 30 percent of all websites on the internet run on the WordPress platform.
Closely following behind WordPress are Joomla and Drupal with a CMS market share stands of 6.6 percent and 4.6 percent, respectively. Next in line is Magento, with a 2.4 percent CMS market share. In the past, Magento ruled the e-commerce market.
After WordPress launched into the market, it introduced the WooCommerce plugin, which is now preferred over Magento. Available data suggest that WooCommerce is now way popular than Magento. No wonder WooCommerce has already claimed 10 percent of the e-commerce market, while Magento’s share stands at 9 percent. In other words, there just isn’t a single CMS that can beat WordPress and its plugins.
In the e-commerce world, where forex trading sits squarely, there are some new CMSs, but none of them is yet to claim WordPress’s market share. Among these are WooCommerce and Shopify. While these two cannot be ignored, WordPress still leads in this segment. As for WooCommerce and Shopify, they are worth watching, given their growing popularity and user base.
Here are the top 5 popular CMS by market share:
Launched in 2011, WordPress has seen the number of live websites it supports grow exponentially. Today, WordPress holds more than 30 percent of the total website’s market share. It controls up to 60 percent of the CMS market. Apart from forex trading sites, it is also home to popular websites such as Time, BBC America, TechCrunch, Justin Bieber, Beyonce, and The Rolling Stones.
As you may already be aware, Joomla is the second most popular CMS with a 6.7 percent market share. As of today, it has more than 1.8 million active sites with over 20,000 falling in the top 1 million. Some of the most popular sites using this CMS include High Charts, Open VPN, UK National Crime Agency, and Holiday Inn Express.
Drupal stands at number 3 among the most popular CMS by market share. It could just be that some forex trading platforms are also a part of the websites hosted by Joomla. So far, it has 4.7 percent of the market share. It has over 500,000 active websites with more than 27,000 falling in the top 1 million. Some of the most popular Drupal sites include GE Transportation, Harvard University, and Linux.
At number 4, Magento controls a 2.3 percent share of the entire CMS market. So far, it has over 200,000 active websites with over 14,000 of them being in the top 1 million. That’s including the fact that Magento is a host to some popular websites such as YMEUniverse, Kinguin, G2A, Bulgari, and Land Rover.
There was a time when Blogger was the most popular CMS in the market but that all in the past. So far, it has a CMS market share of over 1.9 percent. The number of active sites on this CMS is more than 300,000 with over 7,000 falling in the top 1 million including some forex trading platforms. It is home to some of the most popular sites including Blogger Buzz, Hyperbole and a Half, and WEB UPD8.
If you intend to build a great forex trading site, you may use any of these CMS to achieve what you want.