WordPress as a base for building web applications quickly


WordPress has grown a lot in the past years to become on the most popular platform for web application. TechCrunch runs on it, and it’s used by CNN and other high traffic websites.

From a software development perspective, it provides out of the box a lot of the standard features a web application needs – such as sign-up, login, forgot password, navigation, content editing, photo sliders.

This leads me to consider using wordpress as a base for building web application. It does provide the standard feature a web app needs and can be extended to support more features.

Here are some of good articles I have found on the case: