Web Almanac

2020

HTTP Archive's annual
state of the web report

Part III: 
Content Publishing

CMS

We seek to help understand the current state of the Content Management System (CMS) ecosystems and the role they play in shaping users' perception of how content can be experienced.

15. CMS

of web pages are powered by a CMS platform.

42%

We counted 222 separate CMSs. 
These are the top 3:

CMS

CMS

Adoption Share

WordPress

31.04%

Joomla

2.05%

Drupal

1.98%

Ecommerce

Out of the 146 ecommerce platforms that were detected, only nine are found on more than 0.1% of desktop or mobile websites.

16. Ecommerce

of pages are based on an ecommerce platform.

22%

Ecommerce

Platform

Mobile

WooCommerce

5.19%

Shopify

2.48%

Wix

1.24%

Desktop

5.12%

2.55%

1.05%

All top 3 ecommerce platforms have worse LCP on mobile than desktop: less fast and more slow.

The top 3 
ecommerce platforms

Jamstack

Jamstack is a relatively new concept of an architecture designed to make the web faster, more secure, and easier to scale.

17. Jamstack

of pages are powered by Jamstack (0.72% on desktop and 0.68% on mobile).

~0.7%

Looking at the year on year growth, we see that Next.js has increased its lead over its competitors in the last year.

2020

61.06%

Framework adoption changes

Next.js

Gatsby

Hugo

2019

2020

2019

2020

2019

72.51%

14.84%

15.87%

6.56%

12.12%