Don’t take our word for it: this is what others are saying about Textpattern:

I love the simplicity, speed and extensibility; clients love the ease of use and transparency in content editing. In a phrase - it just works.

I've never needed to do something that it couldn't do and it definitely has the friendliest community I've ever come across.

I would be remiss if I did not mention the agile and responsive development community behind Textpattern, which has consistently provided legendary guidance and support...

Someone on a newsgroup mentioned TXP. I said "WTF? Never heard of it", I came here, installed it, worked ever since and loved every minute of it.

Neko

I can't think of a problem I haven't been able to tackle with either TXP's built in features or a plugin.

I tried WordPress, Mambo, Joomla!, Nucleus, PHP-Nuke and XOOPS, but no matter what, I have to say that Textpattern is the best