Same here. WP all the way.
Very easy to SEO.
Yes wordpress is a good CMS for search engine optimization... Though you need to add some plugins like all-in-one-seo to make it more search engine friendly. Using that plug-in you'll be able to add the meta title, description, and keywords for every page or post you make...
Through wordpress, you're also able to use and modify permalinks to make your site more easily crawled by search engines...
You can also search for sitemap plugins that will enable you to make your own sitemap that you can submit to google webmasters... Moreover, wordpress is a very user-friendly CMS...
So go for WordPress if you plan to succeed in search engine marketing...
Drupal is great for site architecture especially if you plan on expanding the navigation and moving it to other blocks.
The disadvantage with drupal is that you will need to add a lot of drupal mods and it is somewhat difficult to intergrate adsense.
Bear in mind that WP is becoming bloat ware and a time hog.
- Frequent security fix updates needed
- Plugin update nags
- Theme update nags
- Bloating database due to transients and deleted posts still saved along with revisions of posts
- A thriving open source developer community eager to continually "improve" everything
I like to use WP myself but I hope people don't forget that they can code a static site in the traditional way with HTML, CSS and PHP etc. and it can be optimal for SEO and not a magnet for internet bandits to hack into.
bogart (9 February, 2011)
Base on my experience, wp can't run in huge DB (for example my site, 1.4gb) cause wp main core issue ....
what happen to my site ? it crash when i try to login admin panel and make post, btw it crash my browser (tested on 3 different broswer and 4 pc)
my current solution is Multiple MYsql DB with one wordpress installation (now on trial stage)
bogart (10 February, 2011)
I think WordPress is trying to take over the web.
The "options" database table supports up to 18446744073709551615 option value updates. These are used for settings such as the name of the site and plugin settings.
They are using the BigInt type of Integer that space scientists need to calculate inter-stellar distances etc.
Normally, a MySQL database has a default range of 4,294,967,295 unsigned integers which is more than enough for most bloggers I think where we can actually say the number: 4 billion blah, blah...
So WP clearly aspires to be something more than a blogging platform
And the options themselves are accessed frequently when delivering a page. But each option is looked up by a name rather than an index number.
So if an option value is 1 trillionth on the list, your blog may be a little slow.
So even if it takes 30s to create the web page on first viewing, the next view should load fast.
It is indeed that word press helps a lot in your search engine positioning. Although if it only optimized with proper seo plugins.
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