Kevinjohn Gallagher

Is WordPress Dead?

Thursday, January 12th, 2012 | Business | No Comments

I just ran across WordPress has left the building, by Kevinjohn Gallagher.

From his post:

… I love WordPress. With it, I have felt a genuine affinity for a product the likes of which is matched only by my Commodore64. It will be exceptionally strange for me to no longer recommend WordPress.

The reality is that we’ve moved in different directions, and if I’m honest this decision has been coming for a long time. Over the last year, for the first time since we started, we’ve migrated more clients away from, rather than to WordPress.

Everyone has the right to choose any CMS they want, but they should know why they are making that decision.

An excellent response by Joe Brockmeier, Missing the Point of WordPress Entirely:

Let’s look at some of Gallagher’s requirements, and ask ourselves was WordPress ever intended to do these things or were the expectations a little off?

Read his article, he goes into much more detail, but I wanted some room for my own opinions.

WordPress is a Tool

That’s just it, a tool.  A tool is only as useful as the person using it.

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