Tips Of High-Traffic WordPress Blogs

WordPress is awesome — but being awesome isn’t always enough. Does it perform well under pressure? Can it deal with traffic from millions of visitors every month? There’s no question that WordPress can be used for your or my blog, but what about multi-author blogs with thousands of comments? How do developers make it scale and perform?

The Blogs

Website Monthly uniques Monthly page views
Digital Trends 10 – 12 million 33 million 2.5 million 5.4 million
The Next Web 4 million 8 million
Neatorama 2.5 million 4.5 million
Slashgear 6 million 10 million
Hot Air 2 – 3 million 35 – 45 million
Laughing Squid Undisclosed Undisclosed