New WordPress backend

New direction of development.

Moved from old /wp-admin/, which is all written in PHP, to the new system named “Calypso”, 100% written in JavaScript (NodeJS and React)

Matt Mullenweg, founder of WordPress, explained changing the backend of WordPress always been in consideration. However, it is the vision to maintain backward-compatibility that has been the highlight of WordPress and this had hinder the reformative changes.


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