It’s no secret that WordPress is my go-to for content management system driven web sites. It’s free. It’s mature and it’s got a huge community both in terms of support and in its plugins library. There’s no need to re-invent the wheel most of the time.
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The article linked below goes into some nice detail about improving the speed and perceived speed of a relatively complex WordPress-based web site.
Its biggest point though is in the fact that page speed score shouldn’t overrule actual speed improvements.
Even as my company is exploring some e-commerce projects and I had WooCommerce as a front-runner for development platform, I somehow missed that Automattic, the company behind WordPress.com has acquired WooCommerce for an undisclosed amount.
WordPress is definitely looking to beef up its ecommerce offering officially and WooCommerce is a pretty mature product already.
Nice article about contributing to a little ol’ open source software project used by 60 million people on the Internet — WordPress.
Kudos to all of those out there who continue to add, fix, contribute to WordPress. It’s become a crucial part of my profession and I’ve loved getting under the hood more and more — though not at the level the poster in the article linked below has.
A core contributor/developer sheds some light on the process of contributing code to WordPress core.
WordPress is great as a content mangement system, but mix in a couple plugins and the like, and some of the optimizations and performance tweaks you’d typically do on a static site go straight out the window.