Categories Asides The Software is Wrong, Not the People Post author By Matt Post date July 14, 2011 6 Comments on The Software is Wrong, Not the People The Software is Wrong, Not the People by Joe Flood about the DC meetup the other day. Share this:Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window) Related ← FCC.gov’s First Contribution → Karma of Bug Killing 6 replies on “The Software is Wrong, Not the People” Matt: for someone whose product is powering 50 million websites (don’tcha just love hearing that?) your humility and commitment to improving the experience for those 50 million+ people never ceases to amaze me. It takes a big man to admit that, Matt! I don’t think people realize how much work must go into something like WP. You always have to keep the code clean and sanitized to try and keep out the hackers, too. As it is, I think WP is, to me, the best and easiest to use publishing platform. It took me a long time to leave HTML in favor of WP! Keep up the good work! The user oriented WordPress attitude is what makes it a software of choice for so many people! Personally, I think that 99% of those who don’t use WordPress simply haven’t yet tried it. However, I do agree that the Media Library is clumsy. How about a possibility to attach a picture to more than one page/post, or to detach it without having to delete the page/post? I just received a 404 word rant about implementing a 404 handler on another CMS. And this line came back to me. […] of studies before changing the UX (User eXperience) of a site, after all. Generally speaking, as Matt Mullenweg said recently, “The software is wrong, not the people.”Have you ever felt like a fool because you […] Quoted you on a WordPress Trac ticket, hope that’s OK: http://core.trac.wordpress.org/ticket/7937 Comments are closed.