WordPress or Serendipity ?

Recently when I moved this domain away from TYPO3, I wanted to use it for a blog. I thought I had already decided on the engine to use, but various factors left me mulling for weeks on the final decision.

Until a few months ago, I had to maintain a multi user blogging system based on Serendipity. I actually wrote a one click installer for this purpose, but that’s another story. Though I was never a user of the software, I was impressed with the code quality and did not look much beyond Serendipity at the beginning. However, I decided to install WordPress as well for a comparison. Though there are comparisons available, I found that all of them were written from very different perspectives and did not address my needs from the software. Continue reading