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Jan 09, 2006, 01:00 (0 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Joe Brockmeier)


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"WordPress 2.0 is out, and it brings a slew of improvements and new features, including WYSIWYG editing, user roles, easy database backups, and more. The WordPress home page describes the software as 'state-of-the-art semantic personal publishing platform,' but when you boil it down, WordPress is just damn good blogging software. WordPress is written in PHP, requires a MySQL database, and is available under the GPL. It's easy to use and fairly powerful.

"Installation and upgrades are very easy. The install hasn't changed significantly with WordPress 2.0, so if you're familiar with the install process, you won't have any problems with the new version. Installation basically consists of getting the package, creating a MySQL database, creating the config file, and running the install script..."

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