A look at hosting of Irish Web Awards 2014 Winner

Oct 23rd, 2014   2:47 pm

A few years ago I looked at the winners of the Irish Blog Awards to see where the winners were hosted [here]. I decided to do the same for this year’s Irish Web Awards.

WordPress (the open-source blogging software, rather than the blog hosting service) was still the predominant choice of software used by the winners, illustrating its common use, today, as a content management platform, and not just blogging software. Blacknight still remain strong as a choice of hosting provider, although this year’s web award winners are spread across a lot more hosters/services than the blog awards six years ago.

Here’s a quick infographic with key stats (click for full size). I’ve put the source data up on a Google Sheet for the data nerds.

Irish Web Award Winners 2014 Hosting Details