[wp-hackers] Re: Turn off blog/ Pure CMS?

Paul Menard paul at codehooligans.com
Thu Feb 21 16:44:36 GMT 2008

You mean like this page

On Feb 21, 2008, at 10:41 AM, Hacker Scot wrote:

> On Feb 21, 2008, at 3:40 AM, wp-hackers-request at lists.automattic.com  
> wrote:
>> Seriously, everytime I hear or read "WP as a CMS" it really makes me
>> want to punch someone in their face.
>> WP.... is.... a... FUCKING CMS damnit !!
> You and I know that, but bosses don't know it. Because WP has  
> focused on being the best blogging platform, and because that's 99%  
> of its usage, it can take quite a bit of selling and example showing  
> to convince bosses and clients that it's up the task for their site.  
> I personally think there's still a lot of work to do to get that  
> message out, to convince people that they don't necessarily need  
> Drupal or whatever. I'd love to see a Codex page listing WP sites  
> that look nothing like blogs. And I'd love to see a line on the  
> homepage of wordpress.org  and linking to that page.
> Just calling it a "semantic publishing platform" on the homepage  
> isn't enough - it should  be made explicit on the homepage that WP  
> is a great CMS for many types of sites. If we don't  use the actual  
> words "content management system" on the homepage, it's no wonder  
> suits aren't getting the message.
> ./s
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Paul Menard
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