Anna Karavaina, Blog Author

10 May 2018

Come over to the dark side: Darth Vader chooses WordPress!

Come over to the dark side: Darth Vader chooses WordPress!

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WordPress is the most popular content management system for websites of all forms and shapes. One of the most common misconceptions about WordPress is that it’s not good enough for big brands, due to its open-source nature.

To show how false this is, we put together a list of the most famous brands who use WordPress for their websites.

<strong>1. The New Yorker</strong>

<a rel="nofollow,sponsored" href="http://www.newyorker.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><img class="aligncenter wp-image-3183 size-large" src="https://wp-dev.space/beetroot/academy/merge-prod-and-seoupdate/wp-content/uploads/The-New-Yorker.jpg" width="1024" height="499" /></a>

<strong>2. BBC America</strong>

<a rel="nofollow,sponsored" href="http://www.bbcamerica.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><img class="aligncenter wp-image-3173 size-large" src="https://wp-dev.space/beetroot/academy/merge-prod-and-seoupdate/wp-content/uploads/BBC-America.jpg" width="1024" height="490" /></a>

<strong>3. The Official Star Wars Blog</strong>

<a rel="nofollow,sponsored" href="http://www.starwars.com/news" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><img class="aligncenter wp-image-3180 size-large" src="https://wp-dev.space/beetroot/academy/merge-prod-and-seoupdate/wp-content/uploads/starwars.jpg" width="1024" height="504" /></a>

<strong>4. Sony Music</strong>

<a rel="nofollow,sponsored" href="https://www.sonymusic.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><img class="aligncenter wp-image-3179 size-large" src="https://wp-dev.space/beetroot/academy/merge-prod-and-seoupdate/wp-content/uploads/sony.jpg" width="1024" height="501" /></a>

<strong>5. MTV News</strong>

<a rel="nofollow,sponsored" href="http://www.mtv.com/news/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><img class="aligncenter wp-image-3175 size-large" src="https://wp-dev.space/beetroot/academy/merge-prod-and-seoupdate/wp-content/uploads/mtv.jpg" width="1024" height="499" /></a>

<strong>6. Xerox</strong>

<a rel="nofollow,sponsored" href="https://www.xerox.com/en-us/blogs" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><img class="aligncenter wp-image-3184 size-large" src="https://wp-dev.space/beetroot/academy/merge-prod-and-seoupdate/wp-content/uploads/xerox.jpg" width="1024" height="503" /></a>

<strong>7. Facebook Newsroom</strong>

<a rel="nofollow,sponsored" href="http://newsroom.fb.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><img class="aligncenter wp-image-3172 size-large" src="https://wp-dev.space/beetroot/academy/merge-prod-and-seoupdate/wp-content/uploads/facebook.jpg" width="1024" height="504" /></a>

<strong>8. The New York Times Company</strong>

<a rel="nofollow,sponsored" href="http://www.nytco.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><img class="aligncenter wp-image-3181 size-large" src="https://wp-dev.space/beetroot/academy/merge-prod-and-seoupdate/wp-content/uploads/New-York-Times.jpg" width="1024" height="505" /></a>

<strong>9. Marks &amp; Spencer for Business</strong>

<a rel="nofollow,sponsored" href="http://marksandspencerforbusiness.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><img class="aligncenter wp-image-3176 size-large" src="https://wp-dev.space/beetroot/academy/merge-prod-and-seoupdate/wp-content/uploads/MS.jpg" width="1024" height="500" /></a>

<strong>10. Larry King Liveblog</strong>

<a rel="nofollow,sponsored" href="http://larrykinglive.blogs.cnn.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><img class="aligncenter wp-image-3174 size-large" src="https://wp-dev.space/beetroot/academy/merge-prod-and-seoupdate/wp-content/uploads/king.jpg" width="1024" height="499" /></a>

<strong>11. The Rolling Stones</strong>

<a rel="nofollow,sponsored" href="http://www.rollingstones.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><img class="aligncenter wp-image-3178 size-large" src="https://wp-dev.space/beetroot/academy/merge-prod-and-seoupdate/wp-content/uploads/rolling-stones.jpg" width="1024" height="507" /></a>

<strong>12. Snoop Dogg</strong>

<a rel="nofollow,sponsored" href="http://snoopdogg.com/" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer"><img class="aligncenter wp-image-3177 size-large" src="https://wp-dev.space/beetroot/academy/merge-prod-and-seoupdate/wp-content/uploads/snoop-dog.jpg" width="1024" height="508" /></a>

We hope you liked these examples. Believe us, there are many more. If you want to try creating your own websites on WordPress, we’re here to <strong><a rel="nofollow,sponsored" href="https://wp-dev.space/beetroot/academy/merge-prod-and-seoupdate/courses/">help!</a></strong>