Of course, WordPress goes beyond Chicago. Many of the biggest companies on the Internet use WordPress for their websites. Some are The Wall Street Journal, Pepsi and General Electric, just to name a few. WordPress can handle content heavy, media heavy or content and media heavy websites. WordPress can really hold just about anything your company desires. If these major websites use WordPress, what’s holding you back?
It has a paid readership of approximately 400,000 people online and is the largest newspaper in the United States. Its hard copy subscriptions go out to 2.1 million people. In 1996, The Wall Street Journal decided to go online with its news offerings. The online paper uses a modified WordPress, three column template which offers advertising, news stories, and color images.
The Pepsi Cola Company has a few bucks, and when they were looking for their new website, RefreshEverything, they chose WordPress as their content format. Why? Because it is easy to use and you can make changes to the site from any computer that you can log in to. Not only that, but teams of people can also work on collaborating information from all over the world. WordPress is flexible and easy to use.
General Electric (GE) is a dynamic, established company, so if they are using WordPress, you cannot go wrong using it. GE Reports is GE’s primary press and news release website and built on WordPress. The platforms used are the Google FeedProxy, jQuery, jQuery Validate, SWFObject, Typekit and Feedburner.
Search Engine Land has millions of visitors each month and currently over 20,000 pages indexed by Google. Search Engine Land has a completely custom built website using the WordPress platform along with custom plugins and widgets made by their team of developers.
Forbes is a leading source for reliable business news and financial information. Forbes uses WordPress to power all of its blogs, and there are a lot of them. What makes the Forbes blogs stand out is how well the various blogs are integrated on the back-end. Despite its many online properties, Forbes is able to keep relevant content and links at all times.
The Official Website of the Rolling Stones contains the latest news about the band, upcoming concerts, films and a web shop selling merchandise.