Blog Usage

Statistics for websites using Blog technologies

WordPress
Blogger
MovableType
Ghost
Tumblr
Blog Engine
Medium
Posthaven
Svbtle
Pagekit

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Name 10k 100k Million Entire Web
WordPress 2,597 22,544 239,600 18,308,117
Wordpress Monthly Activity 340 2,914 23,279 2,439,239
WordPress Weekly Activity 228 1,700 10,366 1,086,178
Blogger 72 708 17,127 787,675
MovableType 9 66 358 29,509
Tumblr 9 28 126 6,626
Ghost 9 37 183 17,300
Medium 2 2 6 5
Blog Engine 1 18 109 2,958
Svbtle 0 1 6 751

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The blog or weblog was invented in 1995 to provide a date ordered calendar style method of recording events. Typically web pages were static, with the advent of the blog more dynamic web sites started to exist. Early pioneers created platforms that allowed users to create “blogs” and share them with the community and their friends. Blogging became extremely popular at the start of the 21st century and has been one of the foundations of the social web. Owners of popular blogs are now invited to product launches and are provided much acclaim as their readership starts to outnumber regular newspaper companies.

WordPress is the most popular blog platform on the internet, with both an online hosted version and a downloadable self installation version available. WordPress offers many features including RSS syndication and easy to use administration features.