Blogging

280 words is the average length on WordPress

WordPress CEO Matt Mullenweg said that the average post on WordPress is 280 words long, and that’s remained “relatively constant” over the past few years. As most of my blog posts (on spudart.org and mattmaldre.wordpress.com) are 300 words, I find encouragement that the average length is 280 words on WordPress. Many syndicated columns are 600-800 …

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Blogs need to allow people to subscribe to categories

The blogging platform of the future needs two main things. Community and topic-specific subscription. Drupal allows people to subscribe to specific topics (or categories) of posts. But drupal doesn’t have a tied-in community to their platform. In fact, it’s hard to find any blogging platform that has a tied-in community. Blogger? No. WordPress? No. Livejournal? …

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