For us, tech talk can be a difficult distraction from using the web to find real information. So, here’s a quick, echo-free rundown of how this works.
We use a subset of WordPress‘ and Typographic‘s features. The cost: some aesthetic value. We’re feed centric.
TSOHost’s UK-based clustered/grid hosting platform and FeedBurner provide great infrastructure for the right price.
Finally, some WordPress plugins sorted by usage: Archive listing, Caching, Database maintenance, Feed footer customization, Google XML Sitemaps, Redirection.