I swear this environment is unlike any other interweb experience. I’m not even talking about the intimate setting of good quality nerds and their brain spawn. There are other bells and whistles, nooks and crannies that let you know you’re home, where everybody knows your name (or at least everyone understands your quest to have—everyone know your name).
Here are a few things specific to the WordPress experience that I’m sure we have all come to love (or hate depending on the day).
- The oops-wrong-password/username screen. It shakes, rattles and rolls when you get either of those credentials wrong. Its like “wake up you idiot!!!”
- The ‘notification’ area. I promise you won’t find that shade of orange anywhere else. The glow is at once eery and awe-inspiring. It can reduce grown men to tears with a single digit—0 or send his hopes soaring and restore his faith in humanity with any double-digit number. I won’t even get into triple digits because they say ‘write what you know’. Yeah.
- If I’ve learned anything from my late night choice, Mr. David Letterman, it’s that the last item in a list should be the zinger, the humdinger…and I got bupkis. But I do love it here and I’m so glad I found my way over from that other place.
And now, the book: