Core Competency: Things You Might Not Know about How WordPress Works (but should)

Alex King
Primary Audience: Developer | Level: Intermediate | About Alex»

WordPress as a platform has evolved over 8 years with contributions from hundreds of developers. This combination (along with the natural evolution of decision making that comes with experience) has left a number of “oh, it does that?” bits in the WordPress core codebase. We’ll explore a few of these so that you’ll be better equipped to work with and around them.