WordPress Review

The most valuable features are sidebar, menu, and plugins/ratings. It needs better, updated plugins.


What is most valuable?

  • Sidebar
  • Menu
  • Plugins/ratings

How has it helped my organization?

It's improved our speed to market.

What needs improvement?

It has a need for better, updated plugins. Now there's an SEA of them and there are too much with some being outdated.

For how long have I used the solution?

We've used it for four years.

What was my experience with deployment of the solution?

We've only had issues with the backups during deployment.

What do I think about the stability of the solution?

We had issues with the flash in the early days.

What do I think about the scalability of the solution?

We can't scale as the plugins are outdated.

How are customer service and technical support?

Customer Service:

7-8/10

Technical Support:

7/10

Which solution did I use previously and why did I switch?

I used MS Front Page prior to WP.

How was the initial setup?

I had to take classes beforehand, but it was straightforward afterwards.

What about the implementation team?

I did it myself.

What's my experience with pricing, setup cost, and licensing?

Some themes are expensive, but you don't need to buy them.

Which other solutions did I evaluate?

We also looked at Joomla but it's not worth using.

What other advice do I have?

Never do hard coding.

**Disclosure: I am a real user, and this review is based on my own experience and opinions.
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