Web Technology Market trends for 2020

To begin, the choice of technology can be a crucial step in any digital project. To working clearly and better understanding the most technological trends in the market, Panamedia has produced a small benchmark report.


Firstly, we have many trends in the web technology markets, which is why we have decided to focus on two technologies that are:

☑️ General popular CMS platforms in 2020

We used several sources such as:

  1. W3Techs
  2. WordPress.org

Secondly, if you are new to the world of content management systems (CMS), here is a simple definition that can facilitate your understanding:

Besides, Content management systems allow non-techies to create large-scale, functional, and professional-looking websites without touching a small amount of code.

After that, when employing a CMS, you don’t need to understand how websites work. And the cool thing is that over half of the 1,234,228,567 websites online use a CMS, so you’re in good company.

General popular CMS platforms in 2020 – Website Creation

Therefore, WordPress still dominates the CMS market with a 64% market share.

Diagramme market share:


According to W3Techs, WordPress dominates the content management system market with 63.6% of the market share.

Other than, if we take all websites, including those who do not use CMS. WordPress is used by 38.8% of website owners globally.


1. CMS Market Position


Consequently, this diagram shows the market position of WordPress in terms of popularity and traffic compared to the most popular content management systems.

W3techs.com provides information related to the usage :

Plus, WordPress in the lower right corner is used by many sites, mostly with medium traffic ranking sites.

More than that, other technologies such as DrupalShopifyJoomlaWix in the upper left corner are used by fewer sites, especially with high traffic sites. The best position would be the upper right corner.


2. Usage of CMS


The diagram shows the content management systems (CMS) with more than 1% usage.

3. WordPress as a CMS platform

In keeping with w3techs, WordPress is also the most popular CMS used by a landslide, with 38.8% of websites using WordPress, accounting for 63.6% of the CMS market.


That is to say, WordPress is the most popular blogging system on the web and allows updating, customizing, and managing the website from its back-end CMS and components.



🗹 WordPress Live Numbers has been downloaded

What’s more, you can visit the live downloads count for WordPress.org for a fun interactive account of software downloads.


🗹 Most Used WordPress Version

According to data from W3Techs, This diagram shows the percentages of websites using various versions of WordPress.


The latest version 5 of WordPress is used by almost 83.1% of all the websites that use WordPress.


Shopify could be a leader in the e-commerce industry established in 2004.

As stated by W3techs, Shopify is still the second most used CMS today with a 3.1%, representing 5.0% of the CMS market share.

The reason Shopify exists today is that both founders were disappointed with the solutions that existed back then.

Then, they take the problem and build their solution using Rails, a framework that supports the Ruby programming language.


Foremost, Joomla is one of the most popular software packages in the world. It is using to create, organize, manage and publish content for small businesses, etc.

As maintained by W3techs, Joomla has a 3.7% market share today, using 2.2% by the world’s websites today.

Like many other CMS, Joomla is open-source and completely free to download and use?


Wix is ​​a powerful technology that connects everyone with an amazing, professional and functional web presence.

Conforming to W3techs, Wix has a 2.6% market share today, powers 1.6% of the world’s websites. 

Also, Wix promotes its platform as a free website builder, but also offers several flexible premium plans for its users.


Drupal is a free and open-source content-management framework that can be tailored and customized to simple websites or complex web applications established in 2001.

In agreement with W3techs, Drupal owns 2.5% of the market share today, using 1.5% of the world’s websites.


In conclusion, today, there are hundreds of CMS solutions, and some are free, some have paid features.

Briefly, we hope our benchmark report will help you find the best technology for you and make your life easier.

Extremely, If you are interested in creating a modern and creative web design for an online presence, Check Panamedia work!
You are welcome to contact us for a detailed discussion of your ideas.
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