As WordPress has matured, so have the lines been blurred between what it was and what it has become. Some still believe it to a be a simple blogging platform, others prefer to call it a full website CMS. Ever since we launched Obox Themes in 2009, we’ve always looked at WordPress in the latter segment — a CMS — but even as it becomes more powerful and flexible, it’s yet to close the loop. Setup of WordPress can be complicated and the learning curve for a novice is incredibly steep. In the WordPress industry we also must constantly remind ourselves that the choice for the end user, our customer, is not only which theme or plugin to use but whether to use WordPress at all, or to go with another way to to build their website. Another CMS which may focus on user-friendliness more than WordPress does. These days, there are many CMS platforms that are trying to take on WordPress, some of them are doing a good job, others are simply playing an endless game of catch-up. They try to offer a better interface, or more expandability, but none have been able to achieve the mass adoption WordPress has. There are many companies within the WordPress industry who have created their own site builders
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