Blog Usage

Statistics for websites using Blog technologies

WordPress
Blogger
MovableType
Ghost
Tumblr
Blog Engine
Medium
Posthaven
Svbtle
Silvrback

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Name 10k 100k Million Entire Web
WordPress 2,635 23,418 239,007 18,744,034
WordPress Weekly Activity 434 3,070 15,642 1,649,461
Wordpress Monthly Activity 307 2,925 22,805 2,404,806
Blogger 68 723 15,745 751,258
MovableType 10 79 396 26,818
Tumblr 9 28 128 5,912
Ghost 9 40 179 16,907
Blog Engine 2 25 117 2,761
Medium 1 2 4 5
Svbtle 0 0 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.