Recently, I consulted with a PHP developer on a code fix. Unfortunately, he wasn’t familiar with WordPress and couldn’t help much. I later heard that he thought the site I was working on (still in BETA phase, I might add) was a horrid mish mash of code snippets.
I was a bit upset to hear how he felt. In a way, he was right though. I came to WordPress development after many years in traditional web development. Sites were simpler then. Code was more efficient as there were far fewer resources to keep track of and whatever was there, you put there by hand. Continue reading The WordPress Tree: An Analogy