I really start to get annoyed by the constant changes here at WordPress.com. They surely should get rid of these disruptive kids of developers who mean to change things that looked and worked well for years. It’s not that I only see this behaviour here, I notice it everywhere on other social media platforms on other big websites and in computer games. I really like dislike these hipster developers.
Never touch a running system, is that an aged quote? I believe so. How can someone spend energy on things that work well? Beep beep boop was probably just the first step and I don’t want to know where it will end. Destroy the usability and make it look ugly. What did they change recently? Well, it’s not that disruptive as the “Beep beep boop editor”, however even if it’s a small change, it adds up…
Recently they changed the order of the content in the top bar that you can see when you log in to WordPress. They seemed to be so bored that they even changed the shape of the profile picture frame. It was once a square and now it’s round. As said, it’s not disruptive but it adds up with all the other changes that are pointless in my opinion.
Meanwhile, Google announced that HTTPS sites get a small boost in the ranking and yet we still can’t buy certificates for our domains here at WordPress even if it has been suggested. So, it’s clear, instead of working on very important things, they rather prefer to change the shape of a profile image and the order of the content that is in the top bar, and of course a whole editor that resulted in the most horrible editor that I ever seen.
Since this is a rant post, I repeat myself and say it again… I hope they get rid of those hipster developers. I would leave this host immediately if there wouldn’t be certain advantages such as free cloud hosting and so on.
I am not a big fan of changes. I dislike changes pretty much especially if the features worked earlier and if things just get changed for the sake of changing things.