New WordPress Reader

What are your thoughts on the new reader? I think, like most of WP’s changes lately, they’re bad ideas. Change for change’s sake is never a good development decision.

Reinhold Staden Photography

My comment in the WordPress Forum regarding the NEW WordPress Reader:

I have been working with WordPress for more than 18 months to create my blog for landscape photography in WordPress. Thanks for providing such an awesome content management system to enable that. Today I looked at my blog in the new reader for the first time. I saw horses without a body, landscapes without land, seascapes without sea. Nobody will click on these previews to see more details. You have basically destroyed the work of the last months. And don’t say my images look awesome in the new reader. They don’t. I always loved working with and in WordPress. But may be the wind of change is driving me into another direction. Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.

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6 thoughts on “New WordPress Reader

  1. SnapperTrx

    Exactly what changes are you referring to? I have noticed a few things here and there, but that’s about it. Is there a changelog somewhere on the WP site I can look at?

    1. matt Post author

      I don’t know about a change log. The changes to the reader, specifically, is what this user is talking about.

      It may not make much difference in your reader; but to someone who follows a lot of photographers, the difference can’t be missed. Most of the photos are cropped in such a way to be useless; and that’s what draws readers to the site.

  2. wolke205

    Der Reader hat sich nach jeder Änderung verschlechtert.. Mir gefällt er überhaupt nicht. Sehr unübersichtlich und so gar nicht meins..


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