According to the recent study by Pingdom which you can consult in its entirety here WordPress completely dominates the list of the Top 100 of blogs worldwide
In the comparative tables, in which the evolution is seen from 2009 to 2012, it can be verified that the growth of WordPess as the publishing platform chosen by the most visited and relevant blogs on the world scene
Some data of this evolution, which shows how WordPress completely dominates the Top 100 are the following:
And here the complete table of the Top 100 blogs and the publication platform that each one uses, in the order they occupy in the Technorati ranking:
So you know, you're not the only one who has chosen the winning publishing platform most of the most powerful sites that exist have also chosen WordPress .  Do we already break that " sanbenito " that WordPress is not for sites with a lot of traffic?
I think you do not need news like this to ensure that WordPress is the king of the CMS but it is just another example of that today, and increasingly, ] WordPress is the preferred online publishing platform for all and we have the pleasure to enjoy and learn every day.
Do you need more samples that you are not here by chance, that you have chosen well?
A year ago or so in ProBlogger did a survey about which was the best blog publishing platform. And, despite the fact that a year ago WordPress still could not offer half that now, more than 3,000 bloggers answered and these were the results …
According to a recent study conducted with BlindElephant a tool of Qualys, to determine the vulnerability of the most popular Open Source software, WordPress resulted in these analyzes the CMS with the least critical vulnerabilities
In the study, in addition to finding that, although they scare the figures a bit, Open Source software is no more insecure than proprietary software despite not having technical equipment dedicated to keeping them for "his clients", the difference that marks WordPress was evident, do we see it?
The tool, of all the analyzed sites, found vulnerabilities in the …
WordPress only showed a 4% of critical vulnerabilities and a 21.5% of average vulnerabilities
It has also been clear in the study that the vulnerabilities found in WordPress affected the old versions, the current ones being the safest and stables. So you already know to update WordPress!
Okay, I know it's an evil, but it's that the recent release of Movable Type 5 brings us a real clone of the WordPress desktop, but not only that.
It seems to me or Six Apart has thrown in the towel and follows Microsoft's dynamics of " if you can not improve what the competition does copy it ".
In the CMS market share report in which competing systems (20 in total) prestigious as Drupal, Movable Type and, as non WordPress, among the many parameters analyzed (surveyed) were clearly shows that WordPress is the one that shows less negative aspects and, in addition, more positive aspects gaining with difference in perception as better CMS.
If you want to read the full report of 70 pages you can request it for free on this link .
Dondado ] by email in Security by Default have made a great series of graphs that show the vulnerabilities collected by these CMS since 2007, where they have segmented differentiating whether the vulnerabilities have been derived by their own nucleus or by the conjunction core / modules (plugins).
Based on the safety notices of Secunia and CVE and as I see it, you can reach the following conclusions:
- ] WordPress is currently the most secure CMS in its core
- Movable Type is the safest CMS as a whole due to the few modules available
- Both Drupal and Joomla are very secure systems but compromised by the failures of their modules
- Drupal and Joomla have their own system of security notices, something that WordPress must learn
Do you have your other impression ?, I believe that the evolution of WordPress is fantastic, being currently the best option, even in security.
What you read is a original content of WordPress Help – Resources, themes, plugins and tutorials in Spanish and published Fernando Tellado first here: Which is more secure ?: WordPress, Joomla, Drupal , Movable Type
easyComment is an extension for the browser Firefox that allows to comment with a single click on blogs WordPress Movable Type ] and Dotclear so that you do not have to fill out the form in each blog, you only do it once in the preferences of the extension, where you fill in your personal data and they will serve you to comment in all the blogs that visites.
When you visit a blog and want to comment you just have to click on the button easyComment of the status bar of Firefox and the extension will search it alone the blog comment form and fill it in with your information thus avoiding wasting time filling this information over and over again. Do not you think it's cool? .
This extension for Firefox despite working perfectly, is in the experimental phase so you'll have to sign up on the extensions page of Mozilla Firefox to install it. Of course, it's free.
Although it sins of some small failure, like the versions that it analyzes – some quite old-fashioned and that can offer you results not very successful, especially with the level of update of some CMS, this tool; CMS Matrix offers a way to compare the virtues of each and every known CMS .
What has impressed me most is the number of systems that can be compared, many of whom I did not know or heard. The process is very simple, simply check the boxes of the CMS to compare and you give the only button " Compare " to show you a table with the characteristics of each CMS in the one you can see that they lack and what functions they have. Interesting if you are thinking about which CMS to use and there is some specific function you need.
To test it I made a comparison between WordPress (of course), Movable Type and Joomla, and well, it's not bad, but the truth, among many functionalities you almost get lost. That is, it is useful if you require some special functionality.