More and more companies are looking to open source software to power their blogs and even their whole corporate site, with WordPress 3.0′s new features I can only see this pattern continuing. I thought it’d be fun to look at which big brands are currently using WordPress.
If you know of more that I’ve missed, please leave them in the comments …
The official US blog for the Playstation is using WordPress, it even links back to WordPress in the footer.
MTV have created a nice theme which fits well with the rest of their branding.
Lexus: Darker Side of Green
You wouldn’t know this was powered by WordPress at all, great job by Lexus with heavy customisation.
The official eBay blog is powered by WordPress and they have gone with a more traditional blog layout.
WordPress powers the CNN Blogs, see the full list here.
Yahoo!’s Yodel Anecdotal
Yodel Anecdotal is Yahoo!’s corporate blog, another more traditional blog theme.
NASA Ames Research Center
Lots of content on this blog from NASA
The Ford Story
Another corporate blog using WordPress, Ford have gone for a Magazine style layout with featured content sliders.
Sony Electronics Blog
A stylish modern themed blog – nice job Sony.
People Celebrity Style News
Celebrity news blog from People Magazine, on the articles pages contains a link to WordPress VIP
Popular motoring TV show TopGear uses WordPress for its main blog.
The blogs section of Time magazine’s website uses WordPress VIP
The Wall Street Journal
The blogs section of the Wall Street Journal is powered by WordPress
The official Star Wars blog from Lucas Film has a nice clean layout and uses gravatars for its comment system.
Samsung USA Newsroom
Pretty standard theme from Samsung, need to try harder!
“News, notes and ramblings from the Mozilla project” built with WordPress
Ben & Jerry’s
The french version of Ice Cream company, Ben & Jerry’s uses a custom WordPress theme which fits their branding well.
MySpace Developer Center
Really nice theme from MySpace for their developer blog, love the illustrations.
Brilliant example of WordPress as CMS, WordPress powers the whole Spotify website.
Nokia Now Playing
Heavily customised theme from Nokia for their “Now Playing” blog
Honda Rhymes and Reasons
Fairly simple site from Honda using WordPress to power a photo gallery
Pretty standard theme from the NFL to power their blogs section
Nikon Press Room
Not the most exciting theme from Nikon but uses WordPress effectively to power the USA Press center.
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