News Feed
Sections




News Archive
Looking for more information on how to do PHP the right way? Check out PHP: The Right Way

Vance Lucas' Blog:
Why WordPress Should Not Have Won the Open Source CMS Award
December 24, 2009 @ 11:36:15

Vance Lucas has an opinion on WordPress being named the best Open Source CMS by Packt Publishing recently.

My knee-jerk "how sad is that?" reaction comes not because I don't think WordPress is worthy, but because of what it implies about the state of other open source CMS projects. The reaction comes from the fact that a blogging platform is kicking your CMS's ass in its own category.

He points out that WordPress is, first and foremost, a blogging platform and that it has bridged the gap between blogging tool and CMS so well that it's winning in that category too.

The fact that I can go through literally hundreds of open source content management systems and still end up settling on WordPress because I know it's the only one that won't totally confuse my client is what's sad. Usability and ease of use matter.
1 comment voice your opinion now!
wordpress cms content management opensource award packt


blog comments powered by Disqus

Similar Posts

Chris Shiflett's Blog: Allowing HTML and Preventing XSS

AppStorm.net: Using PyroCMS to Manage Content With Simplicity

Community News: "WordPress: Zero to Hero" Event - Toronto, Ontario

Lorenzo Alberton's Blog: Book review: "PHP Oracle Web Development" by Yuli Vasiliev

Web Development Blog: Save bandwidth with PHProxy and ip2nation


Community Events

Don't see your event here?
Let us know!


podcast opinion language wordpress library community psr7 series framework extension laravel5 development introduction laravel voicesoftheelephpant interview api conference unittest release

All content copyright, 2015 PHPDeveloper.org :: info@phpdeveloper.org - Powered by the Solar PHP Framework