Ryan McCue, Senior Engineer at Human Made and WordPress Core Developer, has posted a series of tweets regarding the fact that WordPress is far from an ideal platform for developers, which has spawned a lot of discussion. Yes, the fact that WP has perception problems is partially related, but even those in the community dislike working with it. — Ryan McCue ? (@rmccue) March 17, 2016 Imagine your dream, perfect, developer-focussed version of WordPress. What does it look like? — Ryan McCue ? (@rmccue) March 17, 2016 As a long-form response to this, here’s a list of changes I would like to see in WordPress, and how I would try to address backward compatibility (BC) concerns. I don’t pretend to know that this is the absolute best way to tackle the problem, this is purely my own biased opinion, and how I would try to fix the issues if I were in charge. Keep in mind that I am mostly interested in having a robust, future-proof platform that is easy to maintain. Some of the changes proposed below might be a disadvantage to the end-users without a developing background. One of the major hurdles that WordPress currently faces is that it tries to focus on end-users, while actually increasing the
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