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.
I’d been hoping for a CMS-oriented WordPress fork for a couple of years, ever since it became clear that WordPress was not going to embrace its potential as a professional CMS. So I was already on the lookout for a fork that looked like it would succeed.
As we near our first birthday as an organization, ClassicPress is finalizing work on version 1.1.0 to make sure it represents the stability and quality that our users love. Read on for more details.
I work in advertising, doing whatever must be done… from creating layouts or retouching photos to using the screwdriver to try to fix digital printers or inserters! I like programming, even if I’m not necessarily a good coder.
We released stable versions 1.0.0 and 1.0.1 in March, and they are still actively providing a production-quality alternative to WordPress for over 1,600 active sites. Since then, we’ve been planning for the next versions of ClassicPress, and we’re here for the long term.
When performing changes to your theme, like changing up the template; adding functionality; or adding CSS, it is often advised to use a child theme. But how do you make a child theme? What even is a child theme? Why do you need this? All questions that people new to this level of ClassicPress will come up against.
I’m a musician and composer (semi retired). I was originally a pop/rock session and touring musician (saxophone) then became a composer of media and TV music. A hobby is making fundraising websites for special needs music education.