October 2017 WordPress Comics … w/ CodeinWP

We have a new series that we’d like to share with you!

As you can see, it’s all about comics – WordPress comics!

We always love to experiment with new content ideas, and this time we just couldn’t resist doing something purely for fun. Hence, comics!

Most of what you’ll see here is related to WordPress in one way or the other. Granted, not everything is strictly “in-the-trenches WordPress,” but still! We hope to cover many diverse aspects of our lives as developers, designers, writers, support engineers, and marketers. Right off the bat, I’m more than positive that you will resonate with at least a couple of these comic strips!

October 2017 WordPress comics
Now, let’s start the first edition of this “WordPress Comics of the Month” series with a set of illustrations created by Christian Mirra, a really talented artist. We hope you’ll enjoy what you see here and leave this roundup with a big smile on your face – just like the one we had when we saw these comics for the first time. 😀
 

October 2017 WordPress Comics

The end justifies the means, right?

 

Seems like a sensible donations plugin ...

 

Your common “one-star review” scenario…

 

Your ordinary plugin reviews ...

 
Is it just me or it’s not the plugin that should receive the one-star review?

The first rule is…

 

Never talk about Pinterest group boards...

 
Okay, but why should people talk about Pinterest group boards anyway? Because they can be beneficial for your business.

This is (more or less) how you make RSS feeds work…

 

RSS feeds to the rescue!

 
Why waste time writing when there’s always someone who will do it for you? RSS feeds seem to be on the job.

Don’t be the 90-year-old adolescent designer…

 

Here's what happens when you ignore plugin updates

 
“Knock, knock! Do you have five minutes to talk about updating your WordPress site?”
That sums up this first edition in the series – October 2017 WordPress comics. We’re planning to feature some illustrated WordPress news next time, based on our monthly news series. Now, we would love to hear your thoughts. Have you ever been confronted with any of the situations above? 🙂

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Adelina Tuca

Writer and WordPress blogger at ThemeIsle, CodeinWP, and Revive Social. When I'm not creating content, I'm either hiking, attending a metal concert, reading a book, or watching tennis.
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  • Rafael Mazag

    Hahahah nice!

  • Muhammed Moeez

    The last one cracked me up. And the Fight Club reference is just brilliant 😀 Great work Adelina

    • Thanks, but let’s give credit to our illustrator, Christian, who drew them in such an amazing way. 🙂

  • Jane Trimmer

    I’ve just been reading your article ‘When Women Stopped Coding’. The people in the above are almost all men. See the connection?

    • Hi Jane! We let our designer know of your suggestion. Thanks!

  • I’m sorry, is the last strip meant to be funny? I’m asking because I am way older than 20, very much on top of my WP core/plugins update game (which is actually a significant part of my business), and yet you seem to imply that my age disqualifies me from performing solid work for my clients.

    How about you start thinking about how often 20-year-olds most often than not screw up tasks they’re responsible for, simply for lack of hindsight?

    Or was the strip illustrated by a 20-year-old? That would explain a lot…

    • Hi! Offending people is not something we intend to do and we are very sorry the actual message in the strip is not so obvious in this case. We never meant that older people cannot perform solid work, what we meant is simpler than that: not updating the plugins makes you older, regardless of your current age. It doesn’t have anything to do with anyone’s age and expertise. So, instead of the 20-year-old reference, it could have been any other number.

      We are sorry the joke didn’t come out as we expected.