Blog Usage

Statistics for websites using Blog technologies

Blog Engine

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Name 10k 100k Million Entire Web
WordPress 2,541 22,571 239,683 18,744,034
Wordpress Monthly Activity 284 2,785 21,736 2,454,628
WordPress Weekly Activity 219 1,600 9,429 1,064,809
Blogger 65 692 16,241 751,258
Ghost 11 40 164 16,907
MovableType 10 68 336 26,818
Tumblr 9 28 121 5,912
Blog Engine 1 16 94 2,761
Medium 1 1 5 5
Svbtle 0 1 6 675

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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.