Two of the features of WordPress that most impress me (having recently migrated from MovableType 3.4) include the speed of changing the templates as well as the speed of posting entries. They are both done and visible in only one simple click. With MT, I used to have to wait for the site to reload and refresh and update–it was a slow and cumbersome process. This was an immediate benefit I found, and while I still have a lot of tweaking I need to complete, at least I immediately saw benefits.
Now, to begin transitioning more to philosophy . . .