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WordPress dominates CMS with 44% market share

WordPress dominates CMS with 44% market share

August 3, 2021 |

To carry out its study, GigaPress used the Alexa ranking, which lists sites according to their traffic, to determine the top 10,000 websites in the world. The resource site then analyzed this list via a script using multiple technical indicators to verify more than 900 recognized content management systems in the market. A dominant position among the 10,000 popular websites analyzed Of the 10,000 most powerful websites analyzed by GigaPress, only 24% use a popular content management system (CMS). WordPress alone powers 10.57% of these sites, followed by Drupal and Adobe Experience Manager, which respectively maintain 2.3% and 2.04% of sites using a CMS. A dominant position that gives WordPress 44.3% market share (see diagram above). Among the other CMS present in the ranking, according to their market share, we find: Drupal with 9.63%, Adobe Experience Manager with 8.54%, Joomla with 2.21%, Blogger with 1.88%, Umbraco with 1.76%, Datalife Engine…    read more 

WordPress 5.9 could improve Core Web Vitals by reducing lazy-loading

WordPress 5.9 could improve Core Web Vitals by reducing lazy-loading

July 29, 2021 |

Integrated in the core of WordPress 5.5, the lazy-loading attribute allows you to tell the browser to defer loading elements of a web page, such as images or iframes, which are not visible on the screen . The page can then load faster for the site visitor. But it was found that this feature can regress the Largest Contentful Paint (LCP) metric of Core Web Vitals, which measures the speed at which images and other elements of a web page are downloaded to the display window of the Web Vitals. site. The reason: “The WordPress core cannot reliably assess whether an image will appear above or below the screen, as it depends on the currently active theme.” A new way to integrate image lazy-loading in WordPress If the precise control of this attribute remains the responsibility of the theme developers, WordPress could bring a significant performance gain, including improving LCP…    read more 

What is WordPress, exactly?

What is WordPress, exactly?

July 17, 2021 |

Have you ever thought about creating your own website? You’ve probably heard that WordPress is the “World’s Most Popular CMS or Content Management System” ….. But what does all this mean? If you are new to the world of WordPress and / or are just looking to figure out what it is, you might feel even more lost while researching when and how to use it. While there are a ton of in-depth articles on the subject, very few can be found that clearly and simply explain the basics … and why everyone is talking about WordPress as the holy grail for building a website. WordPress has grown so big and become so popular over the past few years that you must have heard the word a few times, not really knowing what it all really is (or is it vague in your head?). So why not start from the…    read more 

WordPress 5.8: what's new for the July 2021 update

WordPress 5.8: what’s new for the July 2021 update

June 18, 2021 |

This new version of WordPress, the 2nd of the year 2021 after the one released last March, aims to facilitate the creation of sites by allowing in particular to create and modify custom templates for pages and posts using blocks. . New blocks in the Gutenberg editor WordPress 5.8 introduces a series of new blocks in the Gutenberg editor, which include page lists, site title, logo, and tagline. Along with the Query Loop block, WordPress also offers several ways to display lists of posts. Once the layout has been chosen, you can customize the blocks of this loop (typography, color, length of the extract, etc.). The CMS also announces the release of a new Duotone block. It allows adding “picture effects that can be used in media blocks or supported in third party blocks. Color presets can also be customized by theme ”. Thanks to this block, developers have the…    read more 

Error 503: we finally know the origin of the global blackout that affected many sites

Error 503: we finally know the origin of the global blackout that affected many sites

June 11, 2021 |

On Tuesday, a global blackout affected many major international media sites, institutional sites, as well as Amazon. For several tens of minutes, these sites were inaccessible and those who attempted to enter them received an error code 503 or “service unavailable”. But rest assured, this was not a large-scale hack, but rather a bug with a cloud computing service provider. On Wednesday evening, the San Francisco-based company Fastly finally explained the causes of the giant blackout. According to her, this outage was caused by a manipulation that was done by one of her customers, but which affected almost all other users of her services. “On May 12, we began a software deployment that introduced a bug that could be triggered by a specific customer configuration under specific circumstances. In early June 8, a customer pushed a valid configuration change that included the specific circumstances that triggered the bug, resulting in…    read more 

Firefox is getting a makeover and should distract you less

Firefox is getting a makeover and should distract you less

Web browsers are real Swiss Army knives today. Some spend their days there. It must be said that over the years, their functionality has greatly expanded, and with extension support, the possibilities are almost endless. Firefox is getting a makeover today. Here are the changes. Firefox is getting a makeover It doesn’t happen very often that web browsers overhaul their design. The latest version of Firefox tackles this, and Mozilla says it has become obsessed with reducing “distractions, unnecessary clicks and wasted time.” One of the things you’ll notice with this new version is that notifications take up less space. You will also see fewer alerts and messages and when these do appear Mozilla will display a “clean and clear” design and language to make them less obnoxious. With the aim of distracting you less and making you more efficient As part of this redesign, the tabs have also been…    read more 

WordPress 5.7 is available: the list of new features

WordPress 5.7 is available: the list of new features

March 10, 2021 |

Nicknamed “Esperanza” after modern music prodigy Esperanza Spalding, WordPress 5.7 is the first update of 2021 released by the CMS, which is now used by over 40% of websites. One-click switch from HTTP to HTTPS The release of WordPress 5.7 brings a lot of new features. One of the major technical improvements in this release is to ease the process of migrating a site from HTTP to HTTPS. The section dedicated to site health, accessible from the Tools section, informs owners and administrators if their hosting environment supports HTTPS. It also allows them to automatically update database URLs with one click. A very handy feature that fills a long-standing need for the WordPress community. A simplified editor The CMS editor is also easier to use and offers new features to do even more without having to get your hands on the code: font size controls available in list and code…    read more 

WordPress 5.7: what's new for the March 2021 update

WordPress 5.7: what’s new for the March 2021 update

February 26, 2021 |

The CMS, which now represents 40% of websites, has just launched candidate version 1 of WordPress 5.7. The final version is scheduled for March 9. This will be the first major update for 2021, with the previous one being last December. Among the new features expected from WordPress 5.7, we can note improvements to the block editor, new standardized colors and a migration tool to facilitate the transition from HTTP to HTTPS. A more efficient block editor The WordPress 5.7 update adds new features to the Gutenberg block editor. It will now be possible to use the drag and drop function from the block insertion tool (image, video, audio …), which allows you to choose its location before moving it to the selected content area. To achieve an optimized layout, WordPress 5.7 will also allow blocks (cover image, columns, group blocks) to be aligned at full height. It will also…    read more 

CMS market parts in 2021: WordPress accentuates its dominance

CMS market parts in 2021: WordPress accentuates its dominance

January 9, 2021 |

According to the W3Techs study, WordPress continues to grow and confirms its leadership position as a CMS, representing 39.5% of all websites combined in 2021 against only 35% in 2020. Regarding websites that do not no CMS, they represent a total of 38.3% of all existing websites. If we look more specifically at the CMS market, we see that WordPress remains the dominant CMS, owning more than half of the market share, or exactly 64.1% in 2021. The 10 most used CMS in 2021 Unsurprisingly, WordPress is well ahead, ahead of Shopify and Joomla. Even if Shopify remains a benchmark for e-commerce sites, WordPress is also present in this area thanks to its dedicated WooCommerce plugin, which largely contributes to its success. Note: Shopify becomes the second most popular CMS in May 2020, and the second fastest growing CMS. It represents 3.2% of websites in 2021, compared to just 1.9%…    read more