Evaluating WordPress as a Web CMS

  • 3-Mar-2010

There's a debate raging within Twitter about whether traditional blogging platform WordPress is also a CMS. Our take: many organizations are using WordPress as a CMS. That makes it a CMS.

Yesterday we released a new evaluation of WordPress into our Web Content Management research stream. Subscribers can download the complete, 13-page review here. (If you are not yet a subscriber, you can try out a free research sample here.)

WordPress fits into our "Simpler Products" category. A larger enterprise would almost never want use one of those tools for a major web property. But they offer useful alternatives for SMB scenarios, as well as simpler projects.

Our customers say...

"Your CMS Report was helpful indeed, both in giving an overview of the market, but also as a means to increase our professional level in dealing with the selection and purchase process. This goes for me personally as well, as it helped me structure the process, ask the right questions, and focus on the important issues. We had a successful project!"

Anders Conrad, Senior Consultant, The Royal Library, Copenhagen

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