WordPress is my blogging tool. What I admire WordPress for is its simplicity and extensibility. It contains a lot of useful functions, yet the code is simple and easy to read. It is also very customizable with a little modification of the existing code. The more I know about WordPress, the more I sympathize with their motto, “Code is Poetry”.
As an example of how easy to extend the functionality of WordPress, I here show a way to make a WordPress page which regularly fetches the contents of the blogs you like. It just takes the following 3 steps.