Over the past few years WordPress has quickly become the most popular publishing system on the web, powering 17% of the internet. Reputable brands have taken notice, and the number of large companies using WordPress to power their empires online is continuously on the rise.

This list explores the noteworthy brands that leverage WordPress to power their online initiatives.

NBC Sports

EMC

TechCrunch

TED

GigaOm

TIME Magazine

Mashable

Reuters

New York Times

CNN

Boing Boing

AllThingsD

Volkswagen

Martha Stewart

Herman Miller

Groupon

UPS

What did I miss? (tell me!)

Do you know of any reputable brands using WordPress that I missed? Post a comment below with a link and I’ll add it to the article above, crediting you as the source!

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