I've been using WordPress as a CMS (content management system) for small organizations for a couple of years now. I'm also a member of NTEN, the NonProfit Technology Network, nten.org. NTEN is doing a vendor satisfaction survey on CMS systems and planning to compile the results into a survey giving pros and cons of various systems.
I tried to fill it out from the point of view of WordPress as a CMS, and had some disconnects -- I'm working with very small organizations, some of the questions just didn't apply -- so I asked about it. They said:
When the survey was designed, we decided not to include WordPress or the like, but we may have to rethink that next year, because, as you imply, many smaller organizations that lack the resources for a full-fledged CMS use WP.
We have had 11 people use the "Other" category to include WordPress thus far. If we get to 20, we'll likely include it in the final report this year.
So if you're using WordPress as a CMS and want to put in a plug for WordPress by completing the survey, you'll find it at
Deadline is midnight April 30.