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10 Most Visited Websites in Nigeria Powered With WordPress

WordPress is web software you can use to create a beautiful website, blog, or app. It is a free and open-source Content Management System(CMS) based on PHP and MySQL.

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WordPress now powers more than 26.4% of the top 10 million websites as of April 2016 and it is not showing any sign of slowing down. WordPress is reportedly the easiest and most popular blogging system in use on the Web, supporting more than 60 million websites. It is still by far the most used Content Management Sytesm, having 59.45 market share. It is also interesting to note that about 500 sites are being created on the WordPress platform on a daily basis.

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There’s no disputing the fact that WordPress is by far the most prominent CMS out there. What started as the brainchild of Matt Mullenweg and Mike Little, WordPress has risen to superstardom in the blogosphere in the 13 short years since it was released.

WordPress powers most popular sites like New York Times, CNN, Mashable, Forbes, National Geographic and eBay and Nigeria like most other countries is not left out

Presenting to you are the top 10 most visited Nigeria websites serving local contents according to Alexa ranking that are powered by the WordPress software.

  1. http://naij.com – Nigerian news portal, providing news coverage, a lot about music, weather, jokes, job, games and More
  2. http://punchng.com – The web version of Nigeria Most Read Newspaper
  3. http://vanguardngr.com: Online version of the Vanguard, a Nigerian daily newspaper covering general national news)
  4. http://naijaloaded.com.ng – Naijaloaded is Nigeria’s most popular information portal loaded with Latest News, Musics, Video etc
  5. http://bellanaija.com – An inspiring and informative entertainment portal!
  6. http://tooexclusive.com – Africa’s Most Visited Music WebsIte, #1 Music Website in Nigeria . All Round Access to the best music)
  7. http://dailypost.ng – DailyPost Nigeria brings you the latest news in Politics, Entertainment, Sports & Opinions.)
  8. http://notjustok.com – Voted Nigeria’s #1 Music Blog/Website 2010, 2011 and 2012. The most visited music website in Africa
  9. http://guardian.ng – Independent daily newspaper published in Nigeria.
  10. http://premiumtimesng.com – An innovative multimedia Nigeria publication delivering the fastest breaking news.

Incidentally, most of these websites are blogs and news websites but that is not all that you can create with WordPress.

WordPress is the most popular CMS in the world can be used to build just about any website there is. WordPress is limited only by your imagination.




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