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Using WordPress for Enterprise Content Management

My piece for IT Expert Voice on how big companies are using WordPress, particularly as it matures beyond being “just a blogging tool.”

By David Carr – Jul 23, 2010

Enterprise technology managers looking to improve the management and functionality of their corporate websites ought to take a closer look at WordPress. With the WordPress 3.0 release in June, the blogging tool has completed its metamorphosis into a more flexible content management system – and done it without compromising its core virtue of simplicity.

Best Buy, for example, uses WordPress to allow store managers to independently manage the sites for their own stores. Take a look at what Best Buy has going on at a microsite for its store in Fairless Hills, PA. These localized sites are managed within a multisite framework that allows for centralized control, meaning that a “super administrator” controls what options, templates, and plugins are available to those local store administrators. (Read the rest at

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