Slurped data from the WordPress theme repo

Aaron Jorbin created a script to download every theme from the WordPress theme repository, and Devin Price has used the script to slurp some interesting data from those themes.

For instance, he guesses that ~17% of themes utilize Underscores as a starter theme, and that around 24% of themes use the customizer.

He also backs the data with his methodology for estimating. It’s a great read, and I’d love to see more experiments with this data.

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