WordPress is not particularly exciting, intrinsically modern, or lightweight. It’s a 13-year-old monolithic web application that powers 25% of the web and probably 30% of web spam. But, a whole lot of the time, WordPress is the right framework.
A carefully considered post by Gina Trapani about the pros and cons of using WordPress. I have a lot of respect for Gina and I used to enjoy listening to her input on This Week in Google, the show hasn’t been the same since she scaled back her involvement.