As the size of the WordPress project continues to grow, we need to talk openly and transparently about it.
- About Brian Coords
- Brian is the Technology Director at Understrap and Howard Development & Consulting. Located in Southern California, Brian is a former college instructor and full-stack developer who brings his unique academic perspective to Understrap Academy. Brian is a graduate of California State Polytechnic University Pomona and California State University Fullerton. His work has included projects for Harvard University, The World Bank, and the Colorado Department of Public Health and Environment.
Posts by Brian Coords
5 Questions for Matt Mullenweg – Answered!
I have a lot of big picture questions for Matt Mullenweg which- believe it or not- he actually, kinda answered for us.
Strattic CEO Miriam Schwab talks Acquisitions, Elementor, and the future of WordPress
Miriam Schwab sits down with MasterWP to talk about her acquisition by Elementor and the future of WordPress.
How to build a house of cards
The WordPress plugin ecosystem is a house of cards, but could it be any other way?
When the Cathedral Owns the Bazaar
The classic “cathedral and bazaar” metaphor hardly holds up to reality. What is the WordPress project?
My So-Called WordPress Mass Exodus
A lot of users say they’re done with WordPress. Is there a huge rush for the exits?
5 Things I’d Want to See Improved in WordPress Core
If you could write your own roadmap for the next few years of WordPress, what would it look like?
WordPress 6.0 Drops Tomorrow
The bulk of the changes for 6.0 are in the block editor and full site editing, but there are some performance wins here as well.
WordPress needs to start thinking like a platform again
Market share is a false idol. The goal of a platform isn’t just to take a larger slice of the pie, it’s to grow the entire pie.
The Block Editor is a Page Builder, too
When we wrote about Divi, we sure heard about it from our audience. So we’re returning to Divi and comparing the criticism to Full Site Editing to see how they stack up.
Celebrate the 19th Anniversary of WordPress with #wp19day
#wp19day is a celebration of 19 years of WordPress and, more importantly, the WordPress community.
CSS and Styles In Modern WordPress
Controlling the front-end design of WordPress sites can feel like a bit of a hot mess these days. How can we make CSS more predictable?