10 Alternative Uses for WordPress. No question that WordPress is now becoming *the* go-to website creator. Effortless setup, massive theme library and a growing number of exotic app focused plugins which can convert your humble blog into just about anything you desire. Except a hairdresser’s lunch bag.
[Update: Oh yeah I forgot, there’s a No 11 they forgot – ClassiPress. Turn your WordPress blog into a classified advertising site. Neat.]
Fortunately, WordPress has become more than simply a blogging tool; it’s now possible to run almost any type of site imaginable using the right mix of plugins and themes. In fact, so many people are now using WordPress to power sites other than blogs that over 50% of today’s WordPress downloaders will use it as a CMS (content management system), according to Matt Mullenweg, the WordPress wizard himself.