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Wordpress Owner Automattic Makes Longreads Purchase for Undisclosed Fee

Wordpress Owner Automattic Makes Longreads Purchase for Undisclosed Fee

By Kaya Ismail April 10, 2014 Content Management System (CMS) News and Headlines  Comments

Automatic, the company behind WordPress, have purchased Longreads for an undisclosed fee - according to the Longreads official blog.Longreads describe themselves as providing. "the best storytelling on the web". The online publication serves up one magazine-length recommended story per day through its website, Twitter feed, email newsletter subscription, or iPad app.  Read More →



WordPress vs Ghost: Should you ditch WordPress and start using Ghost?

WordPress vs Ghost: Should you ditch WordPress and start using Ghost?

By Vinny Polston February 18, 2014  Comments

It was just over a decade ago that WordPress was first released as a free and open source blogging tool. Since those good ol’ days WordPress has grown up; it has gone from a simple blogging platform to a fully fledged CMS (content management system) that literally has no boundaries! Has WordPress gone too far from its roots though -so far even that a new platform needs to exist? Read More →




How to Manage Billing and Invoicing with WordPress

How to Manage Billing and Invoicing with WordPress

By Mike Johnston November 30, 2013 Content Management System (CMS) News and Headlines  Comments

WordPress has been evolving at an incredible rate these last few years, changing from a straight forward blogging platform into a powerful content management system. As a business owner, there may come a time when you will want to be able to handle your billing and invoicing from within WordPress, well, it's a lot easier than you might think.Enter WP-Invoice.… Read More →



Why Wordpress is a gift to SEO professionals

Why Wordpress is a gift to SEO professionals

By Jamie Griffiths October 31, 2013 Content Management System (CMS) Articles and Editorials  Comments

Most readers of CMS Critic will be familiar with Wordpress’s huge user numbers. What you might be less familiar with is the extent to which the semantic publishing platform’s popularity might in part be driven by its friendliness to the digital marketing community and, in particular, SEO professionals.Search engine optimisation specialists have become major standard bearers for Wordpress. An SEO specialist often runs at least one website outside of their main job and Wordpress is nearly always the chosen platform.… Read More →


10 Reasons Why WooCommerce is Perfect For Ecommerce Startups

10 Reasons Why WooCommerce is Perfect For Ecommerce Startups

By Kaya Ismail October 28, 2013 Content Management System (CMS) Articles and Editorials  Comments

Essentially, WooCommerce by WooThemes is just another free WordPress plugin. However, you would be extremely hard-pressed to find a similar plugin which holds the same level of potential. Launched in late September 2011,  WooCommerce now supports a sizeable slice of the ever-growing ecommerce pie, boasting over 1.6M downloads from across the globe.… Read More →


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