23 Popular Websites Using WordPress

In response to a comment we received from Adam on our Why Use WordPress post, we’ve decided to go through and list a bunch of popular websites that are currently using the WordPress platform. That way you never have to second guess WordPress and what it is capable of.

So lets take a look:

University of Arkansas At Little Rock


The University of Arkansas at Little Rock is currently using WordPress to power their website. It’s an amazing use of the platform and shows how capable it is of running a website.

The Ford Story


The Ford Story is a website that acts as a blog for the Ford Motor Company. They currently use WordPress on a variety of their blogs.

Vancouver Convention Center


The official site of the Vancouver Convention Center is a unique use of the WordPress platform.

Texas Tech Today


Texas Tech Today is an online news portal about what’s currently happening at the Texas Tech campus.



Mashable, one of the largest blogs in the blogosphere devoted to social media, currently used WordPress to manage their content.

Network Solutions


Network Solutions, a popular domain registration company, uses WordPress to power their about section. It’s an awesome layout and great use of WordPress.

Digital Photography School

digital photography school

Digital Photography School, one of the most popular photography websites on the internet, uses WordPress to power their entire website.

Cornell University Department of Music


Believe it or not, Cornell University uses WordPress to power their Department of Music website.



Phone.com is a popular website that sells phone services and is powered by WordPress.

We, The Savers


We, The Savers is the official blog of savers and is maintained by INGDirect.



Problogger, one of the most popular how-to-blog websites on the web is utilizing the WordPress platform.



Eye-Fi, a popular company that sells wireless camera memory cards, uses WordPress to power their website.



ChickSpeak is a collection of blogs by women. It uses the MU version of WordPress to power tons of individual blogs using one installation.

Human Operating System

human operating system

Human Operating System is a website devoted to rebooting the human operating system. It’s utilizing the BuddyPress plugin for WordPress to add a social networking layer to the site.

Volkswagen TDI Tankwars

vw tdi

The TDI Tankwars website is also utilizing the BuddyPress plugin to let people compete in terms of MPG. It’s an awesome concept and creative use of WordPress.

FuseBox Theatre


The FuseBox Theatre website is using the WordPress platform along with the popular Thesis theme.

CNN Political Ticker


The CNN Political Ticker uses WordPress to keep people up to date on what’s happening in the world of politics.

Anderson Cooper 360


Just like the CNN Political Ticker. the Anderson Cooper 360 Blog is also powered by WordPress.

Jobs in Pods

jobs in pods

Jobs in Pods is a unique job board website that utilizes the WordPress platform.

The New York Jewish Job Board


The NYJJB is an amazing use of WordPress and really shows how capable it is of running a job board.

NFL Blogs


Are you a fan of football? The official NFL blogs are using the WordPress platform.



TechCrunch is a blog about all things technology. It’s one of the most popular blogs in the world.


triqui - arcade

Triqui is a popular arcade website that features flash video games. It uses WordPress to serve up all the content.

A Diverse Collection of Websites

As you can see, websites utilize WordPress in a variety of ways. Whether you need a blog, website, or combination of the two, WordPress is more than capable of managing your content.

Posted By: Justin Wright

This post was published by Justin Wright on September 11th, 2009.

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  1. John Sexton 11 September 2009 at 10:08 pm permalink

    Thanks for including our site in the list! We’re certainly in excellent company here!

    • Justin Wright 12 September 2009 at 1:47 pm permalink

      No problem! I love your design and think your site looks amazing.

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  4. vivien 2 November 2009 at 8:20 am permalink

    Very nice wordpress theme. I love your job portal theme.

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    WordPress is the best blogging platform ever. It is much better than Typepad and blogspot.~`~

  7. politics 8 July 2010 at 1:43 am permalink

    I hope someday my site is on the list. Anyway, thanks a lot for sharing!

  8. Mike Johnson 29 September 2010 at 1:20 pm permalink

    I’m always surprised by how many prominent sites floating around out there are now powered by WordPress. It’s great to see.

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  16. Frequent Urination in Women 15 October 2011 at 4:55 pm permalink

    Awesome, thanks for sharing some of the sites that use the platform. It’s amazing what WordPress is capable of if you know how to use it 🙂

    • Justin Wright 15 October 2011 at 4:56 pm permalink

      I agree, once you know how to use it there are very few things you can’t do with it.

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  18. Citizen Pariah 16 May 2014 at 6:43 pm permalink

    I’ve been using WordPress for some time now and even though I have a background in IT, I appreciate its ease of use and extensibility. I only wish I had more time for the design.

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