More than 33% of websites on the internet are built with WordPress. Amongst these websites, are powerful and famous companies. Companies that use WordPress as their main platform or a CMS to create certain sections.
In this article, we will introduce 101 companies that use WordPress. Companies in IT, news, politics, fashion, blogs and etc.
WordPress is more than just a blogging platform. However, in 2003 WordPress was launched purely for bloggers. But eventually, developers added more features to it.
Nowadays, WordPress is being used to build news, blogs, magazines, educational and etc.
Why Use WordPress?
Before we get into it, let us answer this question. Why do people use WordPress?
- Easy to use: The main reason for WordPress’ popularity is the fact that its easy to use. To create a website with this CMS, you don’t need to have any programming knowledge. Without writing a single code you can create a complex website.
- Flexible: WordPress offers the best templates and plugins on its official website. Simply, choose the suitable design and template and features you are looking for.
- Data efficiency: By using WordPress you can have full control over the available data on the website. Since WordPress is hosted on your server all of its data is accessible.
- WordPress is Powerful: WordPress is a powerful platform. By using this CMS you can create powerful WooCommerce, educational or any other marketing websites.
- It’s free: The last and most important reason is that WordPress is completely free. WordPress is an open-source platform, you can download it, use it, and modify its code without paying a penny.
Now it’s time to begin our list. Since there are a lot of WordPress websites and they’re all in different categories, we will introduce 101 companies, based upon their category.
Are you familiar with Plesk? You have definitely heard its name. Plesk is a tool similar to cPanel which allows you to manage your host. Plesk is available for both Windows and Linux hosts.
NGINX is an open-source, high-performance, and free HTTP and reverses proxy server. This web server hosts more than 28% of domains on the internet. One of the features of this web server is the fact that it can be installed on most operating systems. Besides, it comes with extreme security.
IBM publishes many great blogs. These blogs talk about almost anything, from the services the company provides to career opportunities. In addition, this blog is created by WordPress.
Dyn is a cloud computing company. This company helps other companies to increase their base structure, manage, control and monitor by using a powerful DNS network.
In Microsoft News, you can find news related to Microsoft, from new products to upcoming events. Everything is published on their WordPress-built website.
MaxCDN is another one of the companies that use WordPress. This company helps international companies to increase the speed of their website by using multiple servers. MaxCDN increases the performance of your website and applications. On the other hand, it analyzes the data and shows you a report.
MindTouch is another technology company that uses WordPress for its website. MindTouch turns user manuals into a digital experience. This is a fairly new technology that increases traffic and customer engagement.
Marine is one of the companies that provides one of the leading paid search management platforms for agencies around the world.
Loggly is one of the most popular management systems for cloud services. Loggly provides crucial information to the user.
Another company that uses WordPress for its website is SparkPost. This company provides email delivery services to applications and websites. Packages start from free 100k emails per month to high-volume services.
These are only some of the technology companies that use WordPress. Let us introduce another category.
Here are some of the News websites that use WordPress.
The New York Times
New York Times is the world’s biggest newspaper. Their website reaches millions of traffic each month from across the world. This newspaper used WordPress to create its website.
The New Yorker
The New Yorker is a website similar to the New York Times. This website has different sections. Daily news, cultural subjects, podcasts, videos, and cartoons are some of its sections.
Wired is a famous website that focuses on current and future trends in technology. Although, this website has other sections as well. For example, business, entertainment, communications, science, politics, and culture.
MTV News is a TV station based in the United States that used to play music 24/7. Now it’s more focused on the world of entertainment. MTV News is also focused on a variety of entertainment and social events.
Metro UK is one of the companies that use WordPress. Metro UK is a famous magazine that focuses on entertainment and celebrity news. Since their website is in WordPress, it is fully responsive.
The Observer is another website that was built by WordPress. This website publishes news, from politics to entertainment, art, lifestyle and etc. anything that can be found on this website. This website has a Boxed-layout design and its featured posts are displayed in the sidebar.
Five ThirtyEight is a website that mainly focuses on opinion poll analysis, politics, economics, and sports. They are often referred to as 538 as well.
Another company that uses WordPress for its website is TechCrunch. This website is a leading technology media, reviewing new internet products and introducing startups.
As you know Etsy is a big and popular online store. In the blog, you find lifestyle posts, vintage or handmade items, fashion, and home décor. Etsy is also powered by WordPress.
Variety is another news website. This website covers entertainment, film reviews, awards, box office and other information about the entertainment industry. This is yet another company that uses WordPress.
The Sun is yet another popular magazine that uses WordPress. This magazine is popular for its news, sport, showbiz, and celebrity news.
As you probably know Vogue is one of the most known companies in the fashion world and is popular as a beauty blog. This website releases the latest news about fashion, beauty, celebrity style, videos, and culture reviews.
Chicago Sun Times
Chicago Sun Times is another powerful magazine website powered by WordPress. This website mainly focuses on sports news. However, they provide political and entertainment information as well.
Larry King Live
As you probably know Larry King is one of the most popular American TV and radio hosts. He live-streams his own show online. In his show, he hosts famous celebrities, politics, and artists. The show’s website, Larry King Live, is powered by WordPress.
Samsung is a powerful company in producing technology and digital products. All of the latest information about this company can be read on their blog, Samsung Newsroom. The release date and other crucial information about Samsung are on their blog website which is also powered by WordPress.
The Boing Boing website became the first popular weblog in 2000 and slowly became what they are today. This website currently covers a variety of news. From original articles, podcasts, videos, and curated picks from around the globe. This is a good website to find valuable articles.
Fortune 500 Listed Companies
Below is the list of companies listed in Fortune magazine.
The Walt Disney Company
Walt Disney is one of the biggest and oldest companies in creating animation and cartoons. The website of this company is also powered by WordPress.
General Motors – GM
General Motors is one of the biggest companies in the United States. This company was number 10 in Fortune 500 and manufactures its vehicles in 37 countries.
The UPS blog discusses the global economy today and over the horizon. Its topic includes globalization, trade, sustainability, innovation, healthcare, technology, and supply chain logistics.
As you probably know by now, eBay is the most powerful online store. A store where millions of people make purchases on a daily basis. This company is famous for its last-minute discounts. eBay is yet another one of the companies that use WordPress.
Best Buy is one of the popular companies in the United States primarily focusing on electronics. This company has physical stores in Canada, the United States, and Africa.
Service and Corporate Websites
You have probably heard or seen Renault vehicles. Renault is a France-based company that mainly focuses on services and vehicles.
The website of this company is also built by WordPress.
As you know, Toyota is one of the biggest car makers in the world. Toyota currently has factories in multiple countries. Although, its headquarters is in Japan. The Brazilian website of this company is built by WordPress.
Time Inc. is a big company related to Warner Media. This company is one of the biggest media companies in the world. Time Inc. has reached more than 120 million people each month across multiple platforms.
Home Depot is the largest home improvement store in the United States. Supplying tools, paint, pipes, gardening tools, construction products, and services. The company headquarters is in Atlanta. The career page of this website is powered by WordPress.
Quantcast is one of the biggest digital marketing websites. This website mainly focuses on gathering stats of other websites. This company provides free audience demographics measurement and it delivers real-time advertising. Quantcast has reviewed more than millions of websites to gather this information.
Tucows is a company that offers internet services to thousands of people around the globe. The main office is in Canada. This company is mostly known for its domain registrar.
Qualtrics is yet another insight provider service on our list. This company performs high-quality and complex insights really fast. In addition, it empowers users to capture customer market and employee insights.
Tribune Media is a media platform that provides more than 42 television and digital programs that are driven by news, entertainment, and sports.
Company.com is a trusted provider of enterprise and operational resources to help you run and grow your business. It is also one of the fastest-growing companies which have been featured in the Inc magazine numerous times.
SiteMinder is a company that helps you increase the profitability of hotels and travel companies. SiteMinder uses WordPress as well.
Vivendi is yet another multinational media company, headquartered in Paris, France. This company focuses on music, television, movies, publishing, the internet, and video games.
Boingo is an American company that works in providing Wi-Fi anywhere in the globe. Especially in hotels, restaurants, shopping malls, airports, stadiums, and coffee shops. This company makes it possible for any device to access wireless internet.
AdEspresso is a company that focuses on Facebook ads. Their primary job is to decrease your Facebook budget whilst increasing the engagement and conversion rate.
Media and Entertainment
AMC Is an American television network. This network is mostly known for shows like Walking Dead, Breaking Bad, and Catch Fire.
BBC America is a digital cable network in the United States which is owned by BBC Worldwide and AMC. BBC is known for shows like Top Gear, Doctor Who, Orphan Black and etc.
Angry Birds is a famous worldwide video game that stormed the world when it came out. Its main website is powered by WordPress and uses colorful elements and gorgeous media.
The Walking Dead
As mentioned above, The Walking Dead is a popular series produced by the AMC network. This company designed a service known as StorySync which gathers fans from across the world. Walking Dead’s website is designed by WordPress.
James Bond 007 Website
You must be familiar with the James Bond 007 movie series. On their website, you can find anything from outtakes, news, and the release date of the upcoming movies.
Guild Wars 2
Guild Wars 2 is one of the most popular video games in the world. The official website of this video game is created by WordPress. All of the information regarding the game is included on the website.
WGN-TV is a TV network in Chicago. This network airs news, sports, entertainment, and weather forecasts. On the official website, text content is combined with video. This main website is also built by WordPress.
CBS Local New York
CBS Local New York is another active American network channel that provides news. From politics, weather, traffic, sports, and entertainment are all covered in CBS Local New York.
Pluto is an online TV channel and covers more than 100 live channels. From local TV to viral videos, and etc. The official website is designed and powered by WordPress.
As you know Microsoft Studios is a part of the Microsoft company. This company is responsible for creating and publishing video games for Xbox, Steam, Windows Store, and Mobile Windows.
Music Websites & Music Blogs
Sony Music Entertainment is a known recording label in the world. Not only Sony publishes works of famous artists, but it also supports local artists. Sony Music has a big shop that you can find some of the rarest labels there.
Beyoncé is a famous American singer. On her official website, you can find her biography, latest work, music videos, photoshoots, and event booking calendars.
The Rolling Stones
The official website of Rolling Stones contains the latest news, store, and upcoming events. The Rolling Stones is a famous British 60’s music band.
Katy Perry is yet another American singer and songwriter. The official website of Katy Perry is powered by WordPress. You can find the biography, news, videos, songs, pictures, and event calendar on her website.
Alanis Morissette is another famous Canadian-American singer and songwriter. The official website of this artist is powered by WordPress. On her website, you can find biography, works, pictures, and event calendar.
Lollapalooza is another entertainment company that used WordPress to build its official website. Lollapalooza holds festivals and music events around the world. On their official website, you can find information about events and festivals.
Usain Bolt is the fastest human in the world.. His personal website is powered by WordPress.
You probably know who Snoop Dogg is. You can find the latest works, biography, and concert dates of this American rapper, on his WordPress-powered website.
Sylvester Stallone is an American actor, director, screenwriter, and producer. He is famous for his Rocky and Rambo series. You can find his biography, images, store and etc. on his WordPress-powered website.
Justin Bieber is a Canadian singer and songwriter. Justin Bieber gained his popularity at the age of 13 when he released his cover song on YouTube.
He then signed a contract with RBMG. You can find his images, music videos, latest news, concert dates and etc. on his WordPress-powered website.
The Obama Foundation
The official website of the Obama Foundation is built by WordPress CMS. This website includes news about the Obama family activities, charities, and events.
Another website that is designed by WordPress is Jane Fonda‘s personal website. Jane Fonda is an American actress, political activist, and former fashion model. Her website is simple yet very gorgeous.
Lily Allen is a famous English singer and songwriter. She’s the daughter of the famous Keith Allen and Alison Owen. Her website has a unique design to it. This design includes moving objects and by clicking on them, you will be redirected to a new page.
Kylie Minogue is an Australian singer, songwriter, and actress. Sections of her website contain information about her concerts, music, store and etc. Her website is also powered by WordPress.
Mark Webber is a famous Australian formula one driver. His website is powered by WordPress. There you can find her biography, news, events, and TV shows.
Shawn Corey, known professionally as Jay-Z, is an American rapper, songwriter, producer, entrepreneur, and record executive.
His wife is the famous singer Beyoncé. On his website, he shares topics that are interesting to him. From technology to art, fashion, and music. His website is powered by WordPress.
University of Washington
The University of Washington is a public research university in Seattle, Washington. This University was founded in 1861 and it’s still working.
Georgia State University
Another educational website that is powered by WordPress is Georgia State University. This University is famous for discovering and developing creativity.
RenWeb is another educational website powered by WordPress. RenWeb created a student information system. This website works in sync and provides a new user experience.
Wheaton College is another educational website on our list. Wheaton College is a liberal arts college founded in 1860 and currently has over 1600 students enrolled. This college is located between Boston and Norton.
Skillcrush is one of the popular and verified educational colleges. On this website, you have the opportunity to enroll in design, coding, and other useful online courses.
Choosing the right college is the most important part of anyone’s life. Therefore, College Choice provides a solution and makes the whole process of finding the right college and degree easy for you.
Fashion and Modelling Websites
Some of the famous fashion and modeling websites are:
IZOD is a mid-range clothing company that produces casual clothing, sportswear for men as well as footwear, accessories, and golf clothing.
Kineda is a website that works in fashion, modeling, and lifestyle that generally focuses on trendy topics. Therefore, it has a lot of traffic and fans. Kineda is another website that is powered by WordPress.
Another company that uses WordPress is Modelinia. This is one of the first websites that started covering the life and work of contemporary supermodels.
Hypebeast is another website on our list that is powered by WordPress. This website mainly focuses on lifestyle. It publishes the latest trends in men’s clothing, art, and music.
People’s StyleWatch is a magazine that focuses on the hottest trends, accessories, and everything else about celebrities.
Below are the political websites that are powered by WordPress.
The White House
The official website of the White House is also powered by WordPress. As you probably know, the White House is the office and home to the president of the United States and his family. In this website, you can find information about the economy, national security, budgets, immigration, and healthcare.
The National Archives
The National Archives is the UK government’s official archive. On this website, you can find the UK government’s records and archives.
The Official Site of Sweden
The Official Site of Sweden is the official source for facts about Sweden. This website is powered by WordPress and publicly funded. There are four main organizations behind it: Swedish Institute (SI), Business Sweden, VisitSweden, and the Swedish Government Offices.
These offices include the ministry of foreign affairs, culture, enterprise and energy, and communications.
This is Finland
In This is Finland you can find everything about Finland. On this website, you can find inspirational arts and design, customs, and the astonishing nature of Finland. This website is also powered by WordPress.
The Republican Party’s official website is another website designed and powered by WordPress. This party began its work in 1854. All of the information related to the Republican party is available on their official website.
Lastly, we would like to introduce popular blogs that are built by WordPress.
Slack is a cloud-based team collaboration software that works like Trello. Although, their features are completely different and each of them is designed for a specific purpose.
In 2018 this company moved its blog from Medium to WordPress. In their blog, you can find anything about their future plans and the latest news.
The Mozilla Blog
Mozilla Firefox is one of the popular and powerful browsers on the internet. You can find the latest news, features, and updates, about this project on their WordPress-powered Mozilla Blog.
cPanel is one of the famous control panels based on Linux. This control panel allows you to simply manage the content of your website and server.
It is very user-friendly and easy to understand. Its interface made this panel gain its current popularity. cPanel’s website is powered by WordPress and includes tutorials, key points, new and other related information about cPanel.
CNN is the first 24-hour American news-based television. There are multiple posts published on their PressRoom blog on a daily basis.
GoDaddy is the biggest domain registrar in the world. This website has designed its GoDaddy Garage by using WordPress.
The Wall Street Journal Law Blog
The law department of the famous Wall Street Journal magazine has used WordPress to design their website. In this blog, you can find interesting information about the economy and related updates to the Wall Street Journal.
Bloomberg Professional is a famous company that works and offers financial services and data analytics. By following their formula, you can make better decisions in your business. You can learn more about them in their official weblog which is powered by WordPress.
You have probably used Skype in the past. This is a communication software used to connect people virtually together. Their official weblog includes updates, latest product news and etc. Much like other blogs on our list, Skype Blogs also have used WordPress to build their website.
In Reuters, you can find the latest news, images, and video content from across the world. This website has many different sections like technology, economy, politics, and etc. Their website is powered by WordPress.
TED is an American media organization that holds events across the world. These events are sponsored by the Sapling organization. They work under the “ideas worth spreading” slogan. In these events, anyone can share their ideas with the audience. From art, entertainment, technology and medical, etc.
Facebook is one of the most popular and biggest social media platforms in the world. All of the information related to this social media platform from events, advertising, recruitment and etc. is published on their Facebook Newsroom website which is powered by WordPress.
PlayStation is a famous video gaming brand. In the official weblog of this company, you can find the latest news about PS, PSN, PS3, PS4, PSP, and Vita. Their website is also built by WordPress.
Flicker is the biggest image-sharing website that began its work in 2004. After a while, this company was purchased by Yahoo. Eventually, this website turned into an image-based social media like Instagram.
You are probably familiar with Spotify. Spotify is the biggest music streaming service in the world which allows millions of users to listen to their favorite music around the world. In their official weblog, you can find the latest news, events, and interviews related to Spotify.
In this article, we’ve introduced 101 companies that use WordPress to build their websites. As mentioned before, more than 34% of websites on the internet are built by WordPress and this list was just the tip of the iceberg.
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