Gone are the days when people used to say that WordPress is just another CMS. In 2003, I’m sure even Matt Mullenweg didn’t expect that WordPress would grow to power more than 24% of the Internet. Since its release, WordPress has cultivated a growing community of enthusiasts, users, and developers. It is a recent trendsetter in work ethics and principles, where people are making contributions in the form of plugins, themes, frameworks, and more. WordPress was about five years old when I first learned about it. During the seven years I’ve been a part of this community, I’ve seen people selflessly contribute to core. I’ve also seen companies hire employees with the sole job to improve WordPress in favor of five for the future, and witnessed the community’s unfettered ability to share everything. Recently, a seemingly endless debate has commenced around the future of WordPress. Having built many complex responsive and CMS-based websites with complete strategy, wireframing, design, and development, I now have the familiarity and understanding of WordPress to predict what it might be like in the next 10 years. Let’s take a look at some of the changes that a WordPress fanatic, like myself,
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