JumpBox for the Wordpress Blogging System

Ready to run Virtual Machine/Virtual Appliance for VMware, Parallels, VirtualBox and Amazon EC2 Cloud Computing
Application Version: Wordpress 3.8
Open Source Project: Wordpress
JumpBox Version: 1.8.5 (release notes)
Short Name: wordpress
OS Version: Ubuntu 10.04 LTS
Added: July 17, 2007
Updated: December 17, 2013
Download Size: 220 MB (system requirements)
Minimum VM RAM: 256 MB
Amazon EC2 AMI Available: Yes
OVF Available: Yes

Wordpress is one of the worlds most popular blog publishing applications. Create a blog and communicate directly with your audience online. Publish commentary, receive comments, share video and more with this blog publishing system.

Wordpress makes publishing content a breeze. Simply insert your posts title, text, and imagery into the included Wordpress text editor and publish. The open source design of Wordpress allows you to extend its functionality and your capability beyond standard publishing however, thousands of plugins are available to fit your message, need, and personality. For instance, you can add a calendar, take polls, and display pictures to engage your audience right from you blog's site. Start your blog with the blogging application trusted by organizations like CNN, Dow Jones, Fox Television, and Time Magazine. The JumpBox for Wordpress makes it easy.

Why use a JumpBox?
A traditional installation of Wordpress requires access to a web server, as well as installation and configuration of dependencies like PHP and MySQL. While some consider installing Wordpress to be easy, the JumpBox for Wordpress is pre-built and pre-configured, making your task even easier. Want to test new blog designs and functionality? A JumpBox is a completely self-contained instance that provides you the perfect platform for testing.

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WordPress benefits and features:

Themes - WordPress themes make designing your blog simple. Choose from a variety of templates that you can modify without any need for technical knowledge. Change themes easily with the click of a mouse.

Trackback & Pingback - Discover your audience with features that automatically notify you who is linking, and referring to your content.

Comments - Create a conversation with your audience. Comments allow your visitors to leave comments on your blog. You can enable or disable comments for any post.

Spam protection - Manage and eliminate spam comments on your blog.

Password Protection - Protect your privacy as needed. Password protect individual posts from the public, or enable private posts viewable only by you.

Multiple authoring - Let others help manage your blogs content.

Enable Workflows - Is your content ready for prime time? Workflows allow you review posts by other authors to your blog prior to publishing to the web.

Bookmarklets - Bookmarklets make it easy to publish, or add links to your blog.

Ping - Increase your web traffic and let search engines know when you've updated your blog.

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What is a JumpBox?

A JumpBox makes using server software quick and simple. It packages an application's software, dependencies, and application data into a single virtual computer that enables you to focus on the application, not the details of getting the application to run.

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