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The $500 Website

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Dan Knauss
A decade ago, Chris Butler's survey and report for Newfangled provided other agencies with the numbers that meaningfully define their market. WordPress agencies and freelancers could use something similar today.
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Joost’s 7th WordPress Market Share Report

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Cory Miller
Joost de Valk, founder of Yoast SEO, posted his 7th CMS Market Share Analysis, based on data from W3Techs and BuiltWith. Here are some key points from Joost’s post: WordPress is the #1 CMS with a 43% market share, roughly…

BuiltWith is a super handy tool…

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BuiltWith is a super handy tool (check out the CMS stats, but it does loads of stuff... for instance, you can see what Post Status is made with, and it's pretty accurate), and it turns out it is run by one person…

The most popular WordPress plugins

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Brian Krogsgard
WordPress plugin popularity has always been pretty tough to figure out. We only had download counts or independent, third party website scrapers to tell us anything. Now, WordPress.org itself has more data that's being tested and launched to give us real insight into the popularity of WordPress plugins.

How Wix, Weebly, and Squarespace square up against WordPress

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Brian Krogsgard

Over on the OSTraining blog, Steve Burge does an analysis of public data to try and determine the number of websites that Wix, Weebly, and Squarespace actually have, and questions whether they are legitimate threats against WordPress. Steve's process is…

WooThemes releases Bookings for WooCommerce

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Brian Krogsgard
WooThemes has been working on their Bookings extension for quite a while. They had the idea for Bookings before WooCommerce was WooCommerce, and had some form of the product even in December 2011. They wanted to make sure they did…
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