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The JavaScript of WordPress

wpI’m surprised that web developers underestimate the significance of the JavaScript that WordPress incorporates into its standard distribution. Maybe we don’t understand the breadth of developer adoption that implies. There are sixty million WordPress sites in the world. Breathe. Let that sink in.

Adoption by WP places a demand on hosting & training resources worldwide, ensuring affordable availability and a healthy ecosystem surrounding those JavaScript libraries. They will get love. Lots of love.

WordPress 3.5 includes:

I propose that we give them some respect & attention.