Posts by Alain Schlesser

On WordPress And Democracy

WordPress Philosophy seems to indicate that all design decisions are ultimately run by the user base to get a “democratic” voting of what changes to implement or reject. However, the reality is far from that. Is WordPress missing a “voting” system?

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Simple Examples For Complex Concepts?

How do you sell benefits when your potential customers haven’t faced the problems yet? Sometimes, concepts that are useful and necessary in a given context are rendered meaningless when applied to a different context, making it difficult to explain these concepts in a handful of slides.

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Adding A Central Autoloader To WordPress

Including an autoloader within WordPress is not an all-or-nothing endeavour. With a few simple changes, we can have a fully functional autoloader being loaded with WordPress, and we can start refactoring the existing Core code to gradually load more and more classes (and even functions) through the autoloader.

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