Classicpress Usage Report Sept 2021

ClassicPress Usage Report – September 2021

One of the most frequently asked questions about ClassicPress is “how many websites are using it?” It’s a fair question. As the predominant fork of WordPress and the best way to keep the Classic Editor as the standard editing option for the foreseeable future, everyone is curious how many people are using ClassicPress. After combing […]

ClassicPress Release Banner V1.3.0

Introducing ClassicPress 1.3.0

We’re happy to announce the release of ClassicPress version 1.3.0, available now. Version 1.3.0 focuses on improving accessibility in ClassicPress. Accessibility is a key focus for ClassicPress and we will continue to make improvements. A lot of users are switching to ClassicPress because the original editor is more accessible than the new block editor (Gutenberg). […]

ClassicPress Turns 3

ClassicPress Turns 3

It’s been an incredible 3 years at ClassicPress. It may sound like a small number, but reaching the 3-year mark and still going strong is a tremendous achievement for the community. When Scott Bowler launched ClassicPress with a small group of founding members, a lot of people thought the fork of WordPress 4.9 would not […]

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ClassicPress Migration Plugin with WordPress 5.8 Support and Compatibility Check!

Migrating to ClassicPress from a WordPress install has never been easier. Last week we shared the hands-on experience about migrating to ClassicPress from a WordPress 5.8 Website using the ClassicPress Migration Plugin. A week ago, it required adding a filter to force the ClassicPress Migration Plugin into allowing the WordPress Version 5.8, which at that […]

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ClassicPress Documentation Hub

Announcing the ClassicPress Documentation Hub We’re excited to announce the ClassicPress Documentation Hub is finally alive and kicking! Many of you probably have visited the previous documentation a few times and then stopped doing so because there was not much information to be used.  One of the major problems was that someone Developing with ClassicPress needed to rely […]

ClassicPress Initiative

Announcing ClassicPress’ new nonprofit organization

We are pleased to announce that we have formed a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization under United States law to promote and support the ClassicPress project. The organization is called The ClassicPress Initiative. The purpose of The ClassicPress Initiative is to: Promote the usage and development of the open source project known as ClassicPress through activities including but […]

ClassicPress background

Message from Scott Bowler

ClassicPress was founded with a simple principle: that all decisions were community led and that a single person couldn’t force through their desires.    My goal with ClassicPress was to create an organisation that could flourish without a figurehead and could continue into the future without relying on a traditional power structure (and to avoid […]

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Introducing the 2020 ClassicPress Management Committee

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 […]