Which website tools are best for writers?

Web designer Ron Bueker does a contrast-and-compare for two popular website tools — WordPress and Squarespace: "On the one hand, WordPress can deliver a seemingly endless variety of custom features, but they require time and energy to implement. On the other hand, Squarespace can 'bring the easy,' but requires you to stay within its built-in feature set." Also, Jane Friedman's step-by-step guide to building an author website with WordPress.