Here at Nemo, we swear by Wordpress, a state-of-the-art blogging platform that encompasses thousands of free themes and plugins to customize your experience. Wordpress was founded in 2003 and since then, it has grown to be the largest self-hosted blogging device in the world.
If you decide to use Wordrpess, you're in great company. Well-known users of the platform include The New York Times, Ford, People Magazine, Delta Airlines, The Wall Street Journal, Time Magazine, BoingBoing and Xerox.
Some benefits of the Wordpress platform:
1. The install is fairly quick and painless. Simply download the newest version of the platform here and follow the detailed install guide.
2. There are over 2,000 free plugins available from the Wordpress site that allow you to customize your experience down to spam filters and comment formats.
3. The admin panel in Wordpress is web-based; as long as you have an internet connection, it's possible to update from anywhere in the world.
The beauty of Wordpress is that it's an open source project; hundreds of people around the world are constantly working to make it more efficient and it's totally free to use. Nearly 200 themes can be viewed directly on the Wordpress site. Additionally, some of the best, most professinal looking themes out there include:
1. Modicus Theme:
2. Futurosity Theme:
4. Overstand Theme:
5. Fontella Theme:
6. Modicus Remix Theme:
Are you a WordPress user? What are some of benefits that you've gained from using this platform?