The WordPress platform has grown to become the dominant market leader for content management. Discover how today's biggest brands use WordPress, and how WordPress can work for your enterprise.

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Enterprise use cases

Whether as a primary or secondary content management system (CMS), you'll find WordPress being used by enterprises at scale wherever there's a requirement for flexible, cost-effective, and secure creation and distribution of content. Explore some of the platform's most popular use cases for enterprises:

Media and publishing

WordPress powers the sites people visit multiple times every day for news, information, and entertainment.


Organizations around the world choose WordPress as their e-commerce solution of choice.

Content marketing

WordPress will help you get your brand's story in front of your potential customers quickly and easily.

Higher education

Educational institutions use WordPress to power everything, from a departmental blog to an entire university system.

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Enterprise-level extensions for WordPress span a broad range of functionality, from enhanced search and advanced on-page SEO, to AI-driven content augmentation and developer power tools.

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WordPress has strict security standards that make it a popular CMS for enterprise companies around the world. While its popularity might make it a target, it has proven itself as a secure platform.

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Open source

WordPress is open source software. This means the source code is made freely available and may be distributed and modified subject to the GPL license.

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