Well, technically it is for this new blog, but I have other blogs and have written many posts.
But I am glad to have made the switch to WordPress. I bit off more than I could chew with my previous site.
I wanted to have tons of functionality, forums, plugins, components, automation. You name it, I wanted it for my site. So I settled on Joomla, the massive content management system that offers everything you could want in a site (including a HUGE learning curve). Unfortunately, with all those bells and whistles you need LOTS of administrative focus and time to make it work.
Over the space of a year, I built several sites with Joomla. And the work ballooned. And the sites grew. Don’t get me wrong, they were terrific sites, but I was wondering whether I needed to hire an IT staff to keep up with it.
So I bit the bullet and switched to WordPress. Does it have all the massive functionality of Joomla, not really. Did I need all the massive functionality, no, not at all. Actually WordPress gives me all I need and then some. Joomla gave me all I needed and WAY more. I just need what WordPress gives me.
That’s a life lesson I continuously need to follow – start with what you need, add from there.
- Joomla Vs WordPress (articlesbase.com)
- Building Your Location Independent Online Business: Should You Build A Blog Or A Static HTML Website? (locationindependent.com)
- Forum: How To Choose The Right Web Publishing Tool (teemingmedia.com)
- WordPress.tv broadcasts tutorials and Wordcamp reports (thenextweb.com)