BoingBoing, one of the most popular weblog today, have switched their blog platform from Movable Type to WordPress. They also have changed their antiquated comment system to Disqus. They increased the amount of big sites that used WordPress as their platform engine. Let’s say TechCrunch, Observer, TheNextWeb, VentureBeat, and AllThingsD have used WordPress as their platform engine.
BoingBoing started as a zine in 1988, then transformed into a website in 1995. In the early in 2000, BoingBoing changed as a blog and used Movable Types as their platform engine. Somebody hacked BoingBoing website on the evening of 27 October 2010. It makes BoingBoing down about an hour, but then returned. Now in July 24th 2011, BoingBoing have changed their blogging platform from Movable Type to WordPress.
The combination of WordPress blogging engine and Disqus comment system could provide them with better security, higher interactivity and also simplicity. Spyontech itself using WordPress blogging engine and Disqus comment system.
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