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5 things you should know about WordPress... wait, what?

Did you know a large chunk of WordPress is now built in React? WordPress is a 16 year old open source project with hundreds of contributors, most of whom came from a PHP, HTML and CSS background. The change was not easy, or without polemic. Isabel takes a look at how React was integrated with the rest of WordPress, its effect on programming paradigms, workflows and deployment strategies, and the steps being taken to ensure the ecosystem stays as beginner friendly as it has always been.

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Isabel Brison

Isabel is a dedicated cat mum and front end engineer currently working at Automattic as a full time WordPress core contributor.

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