A common recommendation in the WordPress world when you’re having issues with a plugin is to disable all plugins. Don’t do it! While we can employ best practices in our own code, we have no control over what other developers are doing. As a result, plugin conflicts will sometimes happen. What’s more, another developer’s plugin […]
If you use an installer you might have never actually looked into the wp-config file. Many people will tell you that it is probably one of the more important files in your ClassicPress installation to understand. This is because there are so many things that it can do to cause problems if used incorrectly. That […]
ClassicPress Slack Handle: 1stepforward ClassicPress Forum Handle: 1stepforward Social media handles: I don’t really do social media. I find Facebook particularly annoying which to my mind is a platform for attention seekers. But, in general, I hate how social media is used to spread hate. Having said that, I do recognise that it can be […]
We are excited to announce the release of ClassicPress 1.1.0, available now. This update comes with the addition of a new top-level Security page to the admin screen. The new Security page is a centralized place for plugins to register their security-related settings, making it easier for users to find and audit all security settings […]
Your name: Ilya Ivanov ClassicPress Slack Handle: @norske ClassicPress Forum Handle: @norske Social media handles: @norskes (Instagram & Facebook) Where in the world are you located? Vitebsk, Belarus. Website: Oh, that’s funny. I’ve been building and supporting websites for ages, but have no personal one since ~2010 🙂 Typically once a year I think “Well, […]
A static dashboard widget is a great way to share information, important links, or action items with your clients when you hand-off a site. Very little code – very high user impact! When handing off a ClassicPress website to a client, do you provide them with information or links to get them off to a […]
Since our August development update, work has continued on the upcoming ClassicPress version 1.1.0 – see the previous post for more details. At our last Core development meeting this past Thursday, discussion was centered around the tasks left to do. Based on our progress so far, we set an updated release date of Thursday, September 19, […]
ClassicPress 1.0.2 is a security release to match the security changes in WordPress versions 5.2.3 and 4.9.11. It is available now. This is best thought of as a “defense in depth” update. The vulnerabilities fixed here are not enough to let attackers into your site by themselves, but it is still a good idea to make sure your […]
A beginner’s guide to converting procedural PHP into namespaced or object-oriented PHP – with a very understandable apples-to-apples comparison! This will be a primer for a more in-depth article on using namespacing in ClassicPress plugins.
Just over one year ago ClassicPress was started by Scott. Today, we have ClassicPress V1 out in the wild, are working hard towards V2, and are continuing to see our community grow. With the one year mark we are excited to announce a new website for ClassicPress.