I would like to say that I am a very happy fan of WordPress.
I used to have three websites all integrated together making the appearance
of one website. My RapidWeaver built site (web design software) was
integrated with both Blogger and SmugMug. I used to get good feedback on it,
but I discovered that Google-bots were only crawling 2 of about 50 pages
after about a year of tracking. In other words, my website architecture was
interfering with Googles ability to index my website. Without a lot of
coding knowledge I was dead-in-the-water. So I did some research...
I knew WordPress was SEO strong right-out-of-the-box, and had a lot of free
plugins that could help me improve my website's ranking and traffic.
Researching templates specifically for artists...that could handle commerce,
iPad / iPhone integration, videos and photos...I kept seeing the names Graph
Paper Press and PhotoShelter. So I gave you both a try.
My results are showing that my website ranking and traffic has almost
doubled! Some traffic comes in from PhotoShelter (didn't get any with
SmugMug) and a lot more traffic is coming in through Google searches than
was occurring with the old site...and Google hasn't even crawled my new
Keep up the good work and the great support via your forums. I am a very