WordPress: Why it Sucks

WordPress. It is one of the most exasperating pieces of software I have ever used. When it goes down, or has a problem, you are pointed to Forums that may or may not be up to date, may or may not have expert advice, and may be very misleading.
The ultimate advice that you get is this: “Turn off all your plugins, then plug them in one-by-one until the problem is fixed.” Presumably, you are not supposed to use that plug in anymore. Guess who is doing their Alpha and Beta testing folks. You are.
You find the problems through your site breaking down, then you noodle out the solution, and (they hope) you post them for others to follow.
I understand to a point. You can use a myriad of plugins. God knows how many permutations there are. It must be astronomical. However, the same is true of many other software offerings, yet this one is the only one I know of that asks the user to fix their problems for them.
Asking users to unplug all the plugins is analogous to asking people who take their car to a mechanic to strip the car down, then put it back together to find the problem, and then tell the mechanic how to fix it. No one would do that, but people do as WordPress asks without uttering a peep.
I think they have a bad business model. Too bad they are so popular and there is little else out there to use. Too bad also that migrating to another software has not been made easy. So, I, like many of you, feel stuck with this poorly supported software with its untested and untried plugins.
I don’t want this to turn into a rant, so I’ll stop here.
My WordPress still doesn’t work like I think it should and the last person I got to help me finally told me I was on my on. So much for ‘support.’