I bet you didn’t know that WordPress is the most popular website building and content management system (CMS) in the world.
Just kidding… of course you did! But that’s not all there is to know about WordPress, so take our very challenging WordPress quiz and see how much of an expert you are…
(Scroll to the bottom for the correct answers.)
1. What is WordPress?
- SEO plugin to check your keyword density
- An AI tool for creating diagrams
- Software to create websites for online download
- A coffee shop in Canada
2. What is the number of websites that use WordPress?
- 75 million
- 1.3 billion
- 2 miles
- 7.1 billion
3. WordPress has a tradition of naming its major releases after:
- American presidents
- Famous jazz musicians
- kings of Britain
- Heavy metal bands
4. How many websites are created on WordPress per day?
- Two websites
- 20,040 websites
- More than 500 websites
- 60-80 websites
5. What is the correct WordPress website address?
6. Who is the CEO of WordPress?
- Mask of Elon
- Bill Gates
- Leonardo DiCaprio
- No CEO
7. Which US government website uses WordPress?
- White House.gov
- US Embassy Websites
- All of them
8. How many languages is WordPress available in?
9. What is the most downloaded WordPress theme of all time?
10. How many Fortune websites are using WordPress?
11. What is the average salary of a WordPress developer per year?
12. When was the first version of WordPress released?
1. What is WordPress? – 3. WordPress is an open source online software that you can use to create websites.
2. What is the number of websites that use WordPress? – 2. In 2021, WordPress powers over 1.3 billion websites across the web, and this number is constantly growing.
3. WordPress has a tradition of naming major releases after themselves – 2. WordPress has a habit of naming its major releases after famous jazz musicians. For example, in the first version of January 2004, they called 1.0 (Davis), named after the American trumpeter Miles Davis. Another version was named May 2004 1.2 (Mingus).
4. How many websites are created on WordPress per day? – 3. Over 500 websites are created on WordPress every day. At the same time, only 60-80 sites are built on popular platforms like Squarespace and Shopify. Moreover, every second, 17 new blog posts are published on WordPress!
5. What is the correct WordPress website address? – 1. What always confuses beginners is that WordPress.org and WordPress.com are completely different companies that provide separate services. WordPress.org is the real WordPress that everyone is talking about that helps you create websites. While WordPress.com is a hosting provider created by Automattic, the co-founder of WordPress.
6. Who is the CEO of WordPress? – 4. WordPress is a free open source project. That’s why it doesn’t have a CEO; the project is run by volunteer developers from all over the world. That’s why anyone can submit a bug report or suggest features.
7. Which US government website uses WordPress? – 4. The correct answer is all of them. All major US federal government websites use WordPress for their websites. The list includes all government sites of large and small cities, counties, universities and high schools.
8. How many languages is WordPress available in? – 2. The default WordPress language is English; however, the platform offers a complete translation platform with plugins that allow you to change the language of your site in seconds. The software is successfully used in more than 72 languages and can be modified for more!
9. What is the most downloaded WordPress theme of all time? – 4. Astra is the most downloaded WordPress theme ever. Astra is claimed to be the most powerful and fastest theme trusted by many popular brands. Moreover, the theme earned over $30M.
10. How many Fortune 500 websites use WordPress? – 1. Fortune 11 websites, such as Walt Disney Company, ABM Industries, and 21st Century Fox, use WordPress.
11. What is the average salary of a WordPress developer per year? – 2. The average WordPress developer earns $56,000 per year, according to Payscale.
12. When was the first version of WordPress released? – 4. The first version of WordPress was released on May 27, 2003, making WordPress much older than Twitter and Facebook.
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