Most successful WordPress business

August 6, 2021

WP is an open source content management service which everyone can use to run their website free of charge.

30% of the internet run on the WordPress platform

How do you make money with WordPress?

Do you know that you can build a multi million dollar business with WordPress related products and services. Because over 30% of the website owners of the entire internet waiting to buy WP products and service

So the market is already there. You have to build a product or offer service only.

In this list you can see the most successful companies selling WordPress related products and earn huge revenue



Matt Mullenweg founded the Automatic in 2005.

This is the parent company of the

Automatic is the behind of, WooCommerce, Jetpack, Simplenote, Longreads, VaultPress, Akismet, Gravatar, Crowdsignal, Cloudup, Tumblr, and more.

Their idea is to make the web is a better place

Company runs with remote developers across the world in 80 countries and they speak 100 different languages.

Company works towards a common goal of democratizing publishing and commerce.

Finally anyone has a story can publish and anyone with product can sell it regardless of the income, gender, politics language or where they live

This is the number one company inside the WordPress ecosystem. No company can come to the income level of Automatic when we talk about WordPres.



An Australian-based company offering services to the WordPress community to buy and sell WordPress-related products and services. In addition to WP products and services, they sell design assets and courses.

Millions of people visit the Envato network to buy and sell creative assets, design templates and learn new skills.

Envato runs the following websites to offer their products and services.,

They have  got  envatostudio to  hire designers and developers to complete custom projects.

Other products:

envatoelements : The unlimited creative subscription. Millions of creative assets, at one low cost

Placeit : Create mockups, logos, social posts and videos in seconds

This is a 100% founder owned company with $1 billion community earning and it has 2 million customers adding every year.  600+ remote employers are working for the Envato network.

Elegant Theme

Elegant Theme

Elegant Theme is the company behind the most popular flagship WordPress theme and page builder DIVI

They have 760K customer using the subscription service.

One man operation inside a college apartment led to a multi million dollar business within the past 12 years. They have got a great community of WordPress enthusiasts from all around the world.

115 team members are working to build following great products

DIVI All in one theme

Extra Magazine Theme

Divi builder plug-in

Bloom email option plug-in

Monarch social media plug-in

WP Engine

Jason Cohen is the Founder of the WP Engine and the company founded on 2010

When your site starts to grow and generates millions of visitors daily you have to find a good managed WP hosting provider like WP Engine. Otherwise, you have to face a lot of problems with your website.

Security is a big concern when you run WP site. Speed can be difficult to manage. And you can find any software without a bug, that is true for WordPress and WP theme you developed on top of the WP platform.

You can simply give the workload of managing your website to WP Engine and you can focus only on your business.

WP Engine is a Managed Hosting provider that gives you industry-leading speed, security, and stability that you need to start or grow your website.

WP Engine hosts 1.3 million WordPress web sites  from small businesses to creative agencies to enterprise brands 

You can imagine the revenue they generate per month on this WP hosting business.

They have the following features

  1. Performance improvement of the WP website. They can improve the performance by 40% at least
  2. They can protect your business by blocking the attacks which happen 109M+ every day
  3. Building website faster with built-in development, design tools, and themes
  4. 24/7 award-winning support for your business.

Designing the Ideal Bootstrapped Business – Jason Cohen, Founder, WP Engine 


Yoast is the SEO plug-in for WordPress and the mission of he company is SEO for everyone

You do not have to write any code to do the SEO.

The free version of the Yoast plug-in can be used to do the basic SEO with your WordPress post and page. You can write the meta title, meta description, and keyword optimization with the content of the page.

Paid version has more features and you get your SEO score to the next level.


Yoast software is active more than 12 million websites

Yoast academy has comprehensive SEO courses