Daily Emerald relaunches on WordPress

Mad props to Ivar Vong and the rest of his team who finally pulled it off. They did the switch to “web-first” too. It’s been a long time in the making.

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Ivar Vong May 4, 2011 Reply

Thanks, man. It’s been quite the journey. I’ve got an unbelievable about of stuff to document (narrated screencasts, perhaps). But it’s off the ground, and that’s pretty huge, for me at least.

The most impressive part hasn’t been the technology — it’s been the ability for the newsroom staff to adapt. Two Sundays ago we said, “Okay, it’s WordPress now” and we haven’t really looked back.*

Thanks for starting this project, however many years ago it was.

* The server is on its knees right now, so today was actually no internet, all print. Baby steps.

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