WordPress as a CMS

For years, WordPress has made its mark as a blogging platform and the marketing of WordPress has supported that notion.  But WordPress ninjas all over have known for quite some time that WordPress has many uses beyond blogging.  Ever since the inclusion of page hierarchies allowing WordPress sites to be set up with page parents and page children, utilizing WordPress as a content management system began to be more fashionable. While WordPress may not be an enterprise class CMS (at least without extensive trickery and adaptation of WordPress), this trend does not appear to be slowing down.  In fact, it would appear that the evolution of of WordPress as a CMS is speedeing up.  In a recent interview with the San Francisco Chronicle.  Matt Mullenweg even indicated his desire to see WordPress evolve into an robust content management system

Other evidence of this trend lies with the WP-Remix theme and the upcoming features of WordPress 2.7.  A good article on WordPress CMS issues can be read at Devlounge.

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