WordPress has seen off another competitor. The Chorus CMS is being shut down.
Vox Media had developed Chorus for its own websites. Vox owns a ton of news and culture properties including Vox, New York Magazine, The Verge, The Cut, Eater, and Vulture.
As Chorus grew, Vox also tried to attract external publishers onto the platform. Chorus became a rival to WordPress.
However, Vox has struggled in recent years and is going to re-focus on selling advertising and subscriptions. Back in December, Vox stopped selling Chorus. Now, Axios breaks the news that Vox will retire Chorus and move their own sites to WordPress VIP.
The whole Axios article reads like a sponsored ad for WordPress. Here are some of the quotes:Continue reading “Vox Media Moves to WordPress and Ditches Their Chorus CMS”