WordPress CMS if open source – FREE – Here are a selection of Websites using WordPress. You can not get more affordable CMS than WordPress, you can though pay a lot for worse that will not be as instinctive to use. If you do pay a lot for your CMS it may well be re branded Wordpreess, this is perfectly legal.
This is the official site of the U.K Prime Minister’s office It is the complete source of information on Prime Minister’s performance and activity. The news feature will continue to be central to the site, allowing you to keep up to date with Prime Minister’s work. The Number10 TV channel also provide a wealth of video material, photos updated quickly to the Number 10 Flickr channel, and he will also be posting frequent messages through Twitter to keep you in touch with his day to day activities. With this site he discover what are the current issues faced by the country and locates solution to it.number10.gov.uk
CNN uses WordPress to manage the site for Anderson Cooper’s show: Anderson Cooper 360°. The site is updated several times a day with articles, videos, user polls and Cooper’s Twitter feed. It acts as a behind-the-scene look at the show.
Mashable is the largest independent news source dedicated to covering digital culture, social media and technology. Mashable has 19 millions page views a day and receives more than 20 millions unique visitors per month, and lets its visitor interact with different social plugins. Users can follow topics, such as Twitter, iPhone, iOS5 or Small Business. Posts are tagged and organized using WordPress’s organic features, and some added plugins.
The University of Arkansas at Little Rock’s website is dynamic and modern, thanks to WordPress. The entire site uses WordPress, but the best part resides in the homepage. The main picture, posts, events and navigation are all easily managed through the use of different WordPress features. Every department has access to manage their own page, allowing for rapid and convenient updates.
TechCrunch is a weblog dedicated to obsessively profiling and reviewing new Internet products and companies. The website receives more than 13 million page views a day.
IconDeck offers stock icon that designers can quickly buy and download. The site utilizes WordPress and the WP e-Commerce plugin to power the downloading of free icons and ensure the easy purchasing of paid icons. IconDoc’s website is beautiful and sleek, and we love the icon drop zone that allows users to easily drag and drop the icons they want to buy.
Spotify is an emerging leader of the music streaming industry. Spotify chose WordPress to power their website, which is a showcase of their products and offering. We love how the company showcases Spotify’s features (as seen here) with an easy, flowing navigation.
Mozilla – the famous company that gives us Firefox – created Mozilla Labs which is a virtual lab where people come together to create, experiment, and play with new Web innovations and technologies. WordPress allows Mozilla Labs to easily display their current projects through simple and intuitive navigation.