A couple of snippets from a recent WordPress.org blog post.
“WordPress has been awarded the Overall Best Open Source CMS Award in the 2009 Open Source CMS Awards. This is a landmark for us, as it is the first time we’ve won this award, and it marks a shift in the public perception of WordPress, from blog software to full-featured CMS. No small contest, the Open Source CMS Awards received over 12,000 nominations and more than 23,000 votes across five categories…
Every day thousands of new people are embracing WordPress to power not just their blogs but entire sites and communities without compromising on usability or scalability (as would be the case with a legacy CMS). Every member of the WordPress community, from core developer to beginning user, should be proud to be part of this momentum: congratulations to us all!”
It’s great to see WordPress and the awesome team at Automattic getting some well deserved recognition for providing such a brilliant product. If you haven’t tried WordPress yet – scoot on over to wordpress.com to get up and running with your own free hosted version in next to no time.