51 million and still counting…

WordPress is one of the popular Content Management systems used by many professional bloggers and webmasters. This is proven when WordPress won the Best CMS Award. Now Latest WordPress version 5.6 had reached an astounding download mark of 51 Million hits.

Recent WordPress development had been progressive. With the new version 5.7 Release which includes,

  • Robots API and Media Search Engine Visibility
  • Detect HTTPS support
  • Lazy-load iframes
  • jQuery migrate-related Deprecation notice clean-up
  • Admin color palette standardization
  • Version 9.9 of the Gutenberg plugin.

According to WP Stats, out of 50 million downloads, here are the stats for a specific language.

  • English (en_US) – 11.6 million downloads (58%)
  • Chinese (zh_CN) – 2 million downloads (10%)
  • Russian (ru_RU) – 1.1 million downloads (5.5%)
  • French (fr_FR) – 715 thousand downloads (3.6%)
  • Spanish (es_ES) – 700 thousand downloads (3.5%)

Hopefully with the media upgrade in WordPress 5.7. The new version will reach far more than its predecessor.