One of the common misconceptions about WordPress is that since it is open source, it may not be good enough for big brands.

WordPress is now by far the most popular content management system software in existence, powering almost 25% of the web.

Know of any other big name brands using WordPress? We’ve put together an extensive showcase of some famous brands or businesses that you’ve almost certainly heard of.

While print media has been struggling for years, online news continues to boom. The fact is that some of the largest news outlets on the planet are relying on WordPress to keep their readers informed.  Below are listed in no particular order:

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Bloomberg Professional

BoingBoing

CNN

Dole

ebay

Eddie Bauer’s Live Your Adventure

Evernote

Facebook Newsroom

FiveThirtyEight

Flickr

 

 

Forbes

Fortune

General Motors

Google Ventures

Harvard Business Review

Hootsuite

IBM

IZOD

Laughing Squid

Los Angeles Times

Mashable

Metro UK

 

Mötley Crüe

Mozilla Blog

NFL

Observer

People

PlayStation

The Rolling Stones

Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of African Art

Sony Music

Star Wars

Tech Crunch

 

TED

 

The New York Times

The New Yorker

The Next Web

Tilda Rice

Time.com

Trello

Ups

Variety

Vogue

The Wall Street Journal

Xerox

BBC America

cPanel Blog

The Walt Disney Company

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