Round up: The Future of WordPress

Author - Alex Price

Posted By Alex Price Founder

Date posted 9th May 2016

Category Blog, WordPress


The explosion of WordPress is nothing particularly new, but the future of WordPress looks more exciting than ever.

May 2016 statistics from W3techs show WordPress now powers a staggering 26.4% of the whole internet, with a share of the CMS market that leaves many of the other content management systems we know far behind. We know from our own clients here at 93digital that demand for WordPress from big organisations, brands and enterprises continues to grow.

WordPress Usage Statistics

WordPress began as a blogging platform and then grew into the world’s most popular content management system – but what’s next? Recent technological developments, particularly around the WP REST API, look set to open up WordPress into far more than just a CMS – is WordPress about to become a fully fledged application framework?

Below is a round up of some of our favourite takes on just where WordPress could be heading:

Feeling nostalgic? Take a look back at WordPress through-the-ages in our WordPress History Guide.

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