An Open Letter To WordPress

You may have noticed a reduction in the number of my posts across the web. The original post reblogged here more or less sums up how I feel. I am not resistant to change – but change for the better should really mean that. It seems to me that the only ‘better’ in the new process is the money someone has presumably received for making the mess. I’m going to suggest that as many as possible reblog this – and make their own appropriate comments. How about it? Might someone actually read the original and take note if we do?

Fish Of Gold

Dear WordPress.com,

I am loath to write yet another letter to you, since I typically prefer to spend my time writing actual blog posts, but I’ve been bitching on Twitter and in your forums to no avail, so maybe you’ll pay attention to a blog post. It’s not likely, but hey, you never know.

Please, stop. Just put down whatever you’re working on and stop with the futzing. You have been tinkering under my hood long enough and you know what? None of the “improvements” you’ve made are actually improvements.

Below, you will find explanations as to why your improvements aren’t improvements sorted conveniently by feature.

Post Editor

Let’s talk about this “Beep beep boop” post editor nightmare with less than half the functionality of the old editor. Thankfully, you haven’t taken away the old editor yet. However, I fully expect that one day, I will go to write a…

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2 thoughts on “An Open Letter To WordPress

  1. Other people noticed the same things I hate! Not that being part of a group of the disgruntled makes it all better – or even as good as it used to be once upon a time in the good old days a few weeks ago (for the comment display) or months ago (for their subfunctional new editor and their silly new emoticons that all look alike) – and not that they’re likely to fix what they’ve broken, but at least I’m not the only grouch.

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