Rethinking the WordPress Admin Menu

I use WordPress a lot, and so I have strong opinions about it. I’ve watched people do amazing things with it and watched people struggle to add a single menu item to their site. So here’s me putting out an idea of how to improve a part of WordPress. What do you think?

Trusting Your Plugins

It’s a big scary world out there, full of monsters, ghosts, faceless multinational corporations, and WordPress plugins THAT HAVEN’T BEEN UPDATED IN TWO YEARS!!! OH THE HUMANITY! Take a moment and review why you need to be careful about what plugins you use.

Pruning Your Plugins

WordPress plugins are amazing. They’re one of the biggest reasons I use WordPress: Every time you install WordPress, you have a world of free and cheap plugins that make WordPress better—as long as you use good plugins, that is. But even the most amazing things are best in moderation.