★ WordPress is easy. (Or isn’t it?)

When I began using WordPress many years ago it was a simple blogging application with few options. And I grew with the application. Today WordPress is a complex CMS and new users are often overwhelmed by this complexity. We who have been using WordPress for a long time need to remember that just because we know how it works and think it’s intuitive doesn’t mean it actually is intuitive. Our tacit knowledge can easily cloud our judgement and make us confuse our own acquired understanding for intuitive understanding. And when that happens we become poor teachers and even worse developers.

True. WordPress is great, easy to set up and easy to use. Up to a certain point.

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