I’ve received a few emails asking if we could showcase a magazine publisher using WordPress in an innovative way.
Arena Magazine, published by Emap, is one such publisher. Promoted as “Britain’s original style magazine – for men” (content is PG-13), their development agency – New Media Maze – highlights why they selected WordPress:
We designed and built the blog using backend technology WordPress, having considered several options including Typepad (the technology behind this blog. [New Media Maze has since switched to WordPress]) and Blogger, but quickly found that WordPress far outstrips the others in terms of features and maniability (is that a real word?! Computer says no…). WordPress is open source and there’s a big community around the technology so when you get stuck, help is always close at hand
You can read the full case study here (case study is rated G).