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Book Giveaway: Print Version of Digging into WordPress

[ Digging into WordPress ] I have a free print version of Digging into WordPress to give away to one lucky winner. To qualify for the giveaway, simply leave a comment on this post stating your absolute favorite thing about WordPress. The winner will receive a free printed copy of DiW shipped to their door, plus a lifetime subscription to the PDF version of the book. I will announce the randomly chosen winner next week. – Good luck! :)

Jeff Starr
About the Author Jeff Starr = Designer. Developer. Producer. Writer. Editor. Etc.
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124 responses
  1. Sean O'Grady January 5, 2010 @ 7:52 pm

    I think what sets WordPress apart from all the other Blogging Platforms/CM Systems is it’s extensibility. If a client asks me “I need X and Y done”, chances are WordPress can handle it easily.

    Templating is easy to grasp, plugins add tons of features, and the community behind it is undeniably massive.

  2. I love how you can manipulate absolutly everything that WordPress has threw hocks and filters! And how easy it is to create themes for it.

  3. Catherine Azzarello January 5, 2010 @ 7:49 pm

    My absolute favorite thing about WordPress…hmmm…the community, I think. In 2008, when I was trying to ‘get’ the right CMS, WP kept rising to the top. Now, after working with it, attending WordCamp, and meeting WP users/gurus online–I’m confident I’ve made the right choice.

    So, yes–the community. That and the fact that I can make WP look ANY way I want! ;-)

  4. What I love about WordPress is it’s easy to use admin area. especially with recent releases, upgrading to newer versions, activating plugins and themes has been remarkably fast – and easy!

    Love it! :)

  5. Hi Jeff,

    I would say that my absolute favorite thing about WordPress is the community and the fact that I’ve come across wonderful people such as yourself – but that may come across as sucking up just a little too much! (although it is true)

    Instead I’ll say that it’s the flexibility to make a site do anything I want. I get excited every time I add a hack to one of my sites or write a WordPress plugin. It’s just so easy and flexible. I work with enterprise level CMS’s for work (though not much hands on) and they are hard to change. WordPress is a delight.

  6. I like how you can write your posts in advance and schedule to have it published at a future date.

    (Coincidentally, I signed up today as an affiliate for your Digging into WordPress – does that disqualify me?) I’d love to win it anyway – I have learned a lot from your site over the past year!

  7. The one crucial thing I love about is WordPress’s extensibility, among a load of other things.

  8. Design Informer January 5, 2010 @ 9:34 pm

    I absolutely love the ease of customization in WordPress. It’s amazing what you can do in WordPress and how easy you can do it as well.

    Oh, I really want this book. I sure hope I win.

  9. Tony Dunsworth January 5, 2010 @ 8:39 pm

    My favourite thing about WP is that I can make it whatever I need to. It is so flexible and extensible that it really is everything.

  10. Erik Rubright January 5, 2010 @ 8:40 pm

    Simplicity. It’s my absolute favorite thing about WordPress.

  11. Dave Doolin January 5, 2010 @ 9:55 pm

    My favorite thing:
    WordPress lowers the barrier to personal publishing. I believe WordPress is technology on par with Google, Twitter, Facebook and yes, as much as I loathe it, Microsoft Word.

    It’s a game changer.

  12. I love the abundance and variety of plugins for WordPress.

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