WordPress and Number 10 Downing Street
The show stopper at WordCamp UK here in Birmingham is Simon Dickson of Puffbox. He’s just told us how he’s just built the Number 10 Downing Street site on WordPress.
(Sorry, correction, it was built by New Media Maze with input from Puffbox)
Some great sound-bites on slipping WordPress into big organisations that are suspicious of anything free and prefer to spend hundreds of thousands on a CMS.
“When dealing with big company, set a precedent quickly, find somebody who has respect of others and hammer the Hell out of them until the take it up.”
“This is a product that is better than the most expensive ones out there.”
“Do you mention word blog? it’s a big issues for companies.”
“I don’t think blog is as dirty a word as it was a few years ago.”
And on the ease of use
“They can treat it as Microsoft Word”.