A path to better code across the WordPress ecosystem.
To strengthen the future of the world’s most popular CMS, and by extension the entire open web, we created Tide. Tide helps WordPress site owners make better choices about plugins and themes, and equips developers to improve the quality of their code.
Announced at WordCamp US 2017 in Nashville, Tide has been officially adopted by the WordPress project and is on its way to being introduced to WordPress.org and WordPress core.
- API Development
- Partnership Engagement
- WordPress.org Integration
Code quality has always been at the core of who we are. Few things take a higher priority when serving our clients because we know that the stability of their business is closely tied to the integrity of their web platform. A few lines of bad code can bring a business to its knees. However, our pursuit of excellence has shown us that adhering to best practices, and even identifying the quality of a package of code, is much harder than it should be. Tide exists to lower this barrier, democratizing code quality for the whole WordPress ecosystem.
With the influence that WordPress has, we realize that by making it easier to choose and create good code we increase the quality of code everywhere. This advances our company mission of working for an open web that is more performant, secure, reliable, and accessible.
How Tide Works
I’m very very excited about this. Tide will give developers better tools and information to improve their plugins and give users [better] information when choosing plugins.
Inspired by the proverb “A rising tide lifts all boats”, when we lower the barrier of entry to writing and choosing quality code for enough people, it will lift the quality of code across the whole WordPress ecosystem.
XWP WordPress Lead
Supporting the project
The Tide core project and its application within WordPress.org and WordPress Core is ongoing and will be better with your help. To find where you can contribute, the best place to start is make.wordpress.org/tide