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FairFieldMirror Switches To WordPress

October 14th, 2009

There are a ton of stories out on the web that talk about WordPress but some of the most interesting stories consists of large websites that contain thousands of articles that describe their process from switching from their previous content management system to WordPress. The Fairfield Mirror previously used a system called College Publisher. After spending a few weeks with it, Joseph Cefoli decided that it wouldn’t be the best tool for the job. After spending time checking out all of the different alternatives, the decision to use WordPress was made. The site uses a revamped version of the Gazette Edition theme developed by WooThemes. The switch included over 7,000+ articles which were manually sorted through to ensure a smooth transition. We received the database around June, and CoPress helped us convert its structure to something compatible with WordPress. All 7,000+ articles were unsorted and many authors’ information was redundant. […]

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