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Why I want to use WordPress…

Written By: Gary on November 5, 2007 2 Comments

So I’ve really been wanting to try WordPress for my blogging. It’s been growing in use (at least the people I’m reading are using it) and more and more internet providers seem to be including it with packages. So it really seems to be a product to use, I’ve been a devoted MovableType user for just under 4 years and I’m willing to try something new…

A few reasons besides jumping on the bandwangon with everyone else (a lemming, I am not): I like the default templates more than MT’s, I think it looks easier to use and set up for beginners (this would be for me helping other people, I like complicated) and they’re not lacking any plugins (1,198 and counting). Also, it’s time to learn something new and this like it’s well worth learning…

My copy of WordPress For Dummies still hasn’t shipped and I’ve bugged Lisa (the author) a few times about buying an autographed copy and now she’s having a contest to give away a few autographed copies for her anniversary! So this is my post/entry to count as my entry for that…

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2 Responses to “Why I want to use WordPress…”

  1. Lisa Sabin-Wilson says on: 15 November 2007 at 1:11 am

    WordPress For Dummies GiveAway Results

    Giving away books is FUN!.
    I give you the people I am sending a free, signed copy of WordPress For Dummies to, based on my 5-year Blogiversary post that had a little book give-away attached to it – and my apologies for it taking this long to post (the …

  2. Nika says on: 15 November 2007 at 3:25 am

    Hey gary, looks like you won a signed one too. :)

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