Why you should use WordPress

Ever wondered which famous brands use WordPress? We all know that WordPress is the most popular CMS on the planet. This means that there must be tons of famous brands that use it, right?

We found the idea intriguing so we searched the web and looked under the hood of the most famous brands’ websites and blogs. No stone was left unturned as we investigated the web presence of celebrities, publications, news sites, entertainment companies and technology leaders. Finally, we compiled a giant list of big brands that use WordPress for some part of their internet identity.

What’s more, to make things easier for you, we have put 42 of the most famous brands using WordPress in one infographic. Share it with your clients and show them the popularity of WordPress at a glance.

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ThemeIsle Presents:

Big brands using WordPress, by industry:

Automotive

Mercedes-Benz Front Page Divisions

Mercedes Benz

An elegant layout division with excellent symmetry: one box divides into two, two into three, three into four.

Toyota gamification with build your own car

Toyota Brazil

User centered with order simulators (build your own car), plus user generated reviews.

Ford's clean front page with distinctive icons

Ford Blog Canada

Distinctive icons and color scheme that keep the page on brand.

Grouple Renault's Live news with social filters

Groupe Renault

Live news section with filters for all channels: blog, press, Twitter, Facebook, YouTube, Instagram.

Education

Harvard's front page for their blogs

Harvard Blogs

A classy Ivy League design that’s clean and simple with consistent colors throughout.

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University of Washington

Awesome full-screen parallax images in posts coupled with unique graphics and icons.

Magazines

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Vogue

Infinite scroll with repeating elements, and the use of rich media content with GIFs and videos sprinkled all over the front page.

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Glamour Italy

Takes magazine style to a new level with an animated icon, full-width ribbon slideshows and daily advice timetable/carousel.

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Bata

Attention grabbing rich-media content in each section and great use of lightboxes for maximum appeal.

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People

Great for users familiar with the magazine, which has a matching design.

Entertainment

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The Walt Disney Company

One of the best animated and detailed About Us sections. Leveraging the brand on every page with unique approach to documentation.

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AMC

Full-width featured images that reflect the advertised product. Rich media content.

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The Official James Bond 007 Website

Infinite scroll with Facebook and Twitter feeds in the side-bar.

Music

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Snoop Dogg

Design that matches the effortless cool of the man himself, with a transparent news slider and color scheme that makes the page pop.

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JAY Z

Unique design that relies on images to convey meaning.

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Justin Bieber

Elegant color scheme with strong colors highlighting sections that have animated carousels to hold attention.

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Arcade Fire

Minimalist, old school design that screams vintage while staying current with Spotify widgets.

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Royksopp

More like a blog than a rich media site with minimal design and dark colors.

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Beyonce

Visual feast with a homepage consisting of high-resolution images.

Public figures

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Sylvester Stallone

Uncluttered design with negative space that draws attention to the header, news, and Instagram feed.

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Obama Foundation

Inspiring landing page with an image, a quote, and a call to action.

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Tim Ferriss

Old school blog page with dark color scheme that highlights the author.

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Larry King Live

Old school, like the man himself, with no media elements beyond small images.

Publications

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The New Yorker

The look and feel of the magazine easily transferred to a digital space.

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BBC America

Great use of rich media and featured images to structure the page.

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Variety

Perfect transfer of brand from magazine to website with content variants for global audiences.

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Reuters Blogs

Text driven site with simple clean posts that evoke a professional news vibe.

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Time

Classic news site design with compelling slideshows and useful sidebar widgets.

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Reader’s Digest

A user’s delight with jokes, contests and two styles of article display.

Sports

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NFL Blogs

Text based posts with an clean, user-friendly menu.

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Dallas Mavericks

User centered design with an incredible level of interactivity and rich media.

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Chicago Bulls Blogs

Classic blog layout with clear and easy navigation for users.

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YESSBMX

Rich media content with full-screen parallax images and embedded Vimeo videos.

Technology

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The Mozilla Blog

Three column layout with simple magazine look and typography.

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OMG! Ubuntu!

Colorful and creative with boxes and forms to encourage user interaction.

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TED Blog

A simple and classic blog view with well organized content and rich media.

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Microsoft News Center

Classic color scheme with large featured images and blog highlights at the top.

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IBM Jobs Blog

Infinite scroll with colorful call to action buttons that draw attention.

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Evernote Blog

Classic blog list style with creative and colorful images for a story friendly site.

“[INFOGRAPHIC] 42 Famous Brands Using WordPress” by ThemeIsle
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