Wordpress accomplished 3 things as a CMS that Joomla, Drupal, et al. have not:
1. Created a demand for their product.
2. Normalized Technology.
3. Empowered the End User / Customer.
Like most noobies, I just wanted a decent looking site that worked. And I wanted the site live quickly… Wordpress did all that, Superbly. Happy, empowered users VOTE. Wordpress won! Continue reading