WordPress is Popular with Owners and Visitors, not Engineers

WordPress is Popular with Owners and Visitors, not Engineers

“When deployed the way it should be, WordPress wins the competition for search engine positions, social media sharing, and visitor actions EVERY TIME, in the class of small to medium-large websites.”
                                — Bill Eichman

This was written in response to a software engineer’s comments about the weaknesses of WordPress.  He is not wrong. WordPress has those weaknesses. But it became the dominant small website software because of how it satisfies website owners and visitors, not engineers. (more…)