Welcome news on the WordPress Classic Editor end of life.
“Before the release of WordPress 5.0 in 2018, the Classic Editor plugin was published to help ease the transition to the new block editor. At the time, we promised to support the plugin through 2021 and adjust if needed as the deadline got closer. After discussing this with Matt, it’s clear that continuing to support the plugin through 2022 is the right call for the project as well as the community. …”
Read the rest at News – An Update on the Classic Editor Plugin – WordPress.org
While WordPress.com continues to provide its users access to the Classic Editor Plugin via the WP Admin interface, there’s been no word from The Powers That Be on whether access will be extended here on WordPress.com. I rather doubt there will be an announcement; just a quiet continuation if so.
Confused about working with Blocks? Check out these tutorials!
- Getting One’s Head Around the Full Block Editor
- Behind the Wheel of the Block Editor’s Classic Block
- The Block Editor: A Block Management Guide
- Need some background? The Block Editor-A Fireside Chat
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