WordPress is the CMS of choice for presidential campaign websites (six out of the 10 declared Republican candidates) and every single candidate is using an open source content management system (Drupal powers the rest).
In many cases, the platform, like WordPress, only powers the design. So if you think a design is ugly, it’s best not to go blaming the software. In WordPress’ case, end users often determine whether the blog or website is beautiful, or just plain ugly.
Once just blogging software, WordPress is a CMS being adopted by a wide range of people who are getting used paying little to nothing for site software and design. What will this do to mom and pop design shops yet to embrace popular open-source systems?
Do we talk too much about the ‘future of news’ and fail to focus on practicing the basics of now? Here are three basic best practices of web publishing that too many news outlets continue to ignore.
Those whining of WordPress 3.0’s CamelCase capitalized P filter should take a chill pill and remember WordPress is an extremely powerful platform they get to use or build upon for free.
Group chat has been embraced by collaborative businesses everywhere. But newsrooms have been slow to get on board. WordPress’ P2 theme offers a free alternative to paid group chat clients that can be easily set up, customized and used. P2 could even be used to hold reader chats or live forums.