WordPress is typically known as the best option for blogging but only few are aware of the reality that WordPress is equally efficient and effective when it comes to CMS (Content Management System). WordPress has tremendously improved in the last few years and the number of large scale websites using WordPress are growing every day. There are many established example of WordPress flourishing in the CMS field and some of the large scale websites using WordPress are shared in this post.
An International shoe brand has its entire website built with WordPress. The website is rich with content and other features, such as shoe size converter and a list of countries with stores and their location. The website also gets tons of traffic on a daily basis and last month alone had 150k unique hits.
We all know Woothemes. With over 5.2 million hits a month they have a perfect example of a WordPress based large scale website. The website has every imaginable feature like the shopping cart, a theme gallery, user registration and signup. The creator of WooCommerce plugin has set the best example for the use of WooCommerce.
DealerOn envisions becoming the first company to integrate a true transact online model of business for the automotive industry. For consumers who would like to purchase a car just as easily as they purchase a computer, book, or movie, DealerOn will provide the solution to enable it.
This is a website with around 20k visits a month and has a complete course management system integrated within their WordPress website. A great example for people in the elearning industry to get inspiration from.
Phone.Com started in 2007 with a mission to be the world’s most convenient self-service communications platform for entrepreneurs and small businesses. They have created an amazing website using WordPress and is a great example for using WordPress for SaaS based businesses.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock uses WordPress. This is another highly content rich website with lots of great features like online courses and a great search feature. They also have many other features like event management, student registration etc.