Starting a blog nowadays is rather simple. There’s a great selection of blogging tools to get you started. That’s wonderful, but it can get confusing if you’re not sure which one to pick. Vinnie Garcia has an article on Sitepoint entitled Blog Software Smackdown: The Big 3 Reviewed that may help you find the right tool for your needs. In the article, Vinnie presents and validates the three major blogging platforms: Movable Type, WordPress, and Textpattern. It’s an interesting read, even if you’re already running one.
position: absolute uses WordPress, and I’m very happy with it. The setup was very quick, it doesn’t require any extravagant server techologies (PHP/MySQL is all it needs), it has excellent plugin and permalink management and it’s a piece of cake to style and use.