The 2020 ClassicPress Management Committee Elections closed this morning at 12pm UTC, with a 47% turnout of eligible voters. After verifying the results, I am excited to introduce the 2020 ClassicPress Management Committee. 2020 Management Committee Tim Hughes (@1stepforward) Michelle Coe (@BlueSkyPhoenix) John Alarcon (@CodePotent) Elisabetta Carrara (@ElisabettaCarrara) Charles Lecklider (@invisnet) James Nylen (@james) Patrick […]
We are inviting all Trust Level 2 users and above to vote in the Management Committee Elections taking place right now. The vote is open from December 2nd 12:00 pm to December 9th 12:00 pm. Vote Here If the link above takes you to a 404 page that means you have not yet met the […]
It is that time of year for closure, and that means a lot of looking back and forward. Many people are already doing their personal reflections and reviews of 2019. We are moving into the future, and in 2020, something entirely new is going to happen for the project. For the first time, the committee […]
On our “About” page, Scott Bowler explains it best: “ClassicPress styles itself as a community-led fork of the WordPress content management system. We want to get back to basics and focus on open dialogue and democratic decisions.”
This month, we will celebrate six months together as an organization. It’s been a very busy six months! In addition to preparing for the launch of ClassicPress v1, we have been laying a firm foundation within the organization that will serve us well as we grow.
Every line of code, every graphic, every support reply on the forum and every contribution is completed by a volunteer working for free. Without the kindness, support and hard work of volunteers, ClassicPress would still be a concept.
While ClassicPress has already moved well beyond what we don’t want and is prioritizing features to ensure that the software is powerful, versatile, and predictable, one particular aspect of Gutenberg is currently causing particular consternation and controversy.
With Gutenberg, WordPress emphatically reaffirmed its commitment to its original purpose of democratizing publishing. ClassicPress respects their decision, and has resolved that it will dedicate itself to improving and strengthening its features for business sites.