208 – ClassicPress V WordPress

ClassicPress V WordPress - The WP Builds Weekly WordPress Podcast #208

So for those who don’t know what ClassicPress is we had better say… It’s fork of WordPress 4.9 before the Gutenberg block editor was introduced and a reaction to the decision, it was started by a Laravel developer called Scott Bowler, a long term WordPress user who first campaigned for Gutenberg not to go into core (at least without being a majority support for it), and it started in August 2018 and continues to be developed with folk writing plugins solely for it, as well as some forking of other needed plugins like eCommerce and SEO options. All that said, why would anyone want to use it over good ‘ol WordPress? Find out what we think in our final debate of the season…

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