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Scott Bowler
Scott Bowler

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A call for volunteers: ClassicPress needs your help

We need your help - join #core »

The official timeline for WordPress v5 has been released (and with it, Gutenberg in core). There are only 45 days until the Gutenberg disaster occurs. Even core WP developers are asking for Matt Mullenweg to push back this timeline, but he is pushing forward regardless.

Gutenberg is NOT ready!

ClassicPress is a hard fork of WordPress without Gutenberg. Our vision is to be the business-focused CMS (Powerful. Versatile. Predictable.)

We've made enormous progress, but we need help to get ClassicPress out before WordPress v5.0.

If you're a developer who can spare a few hours, please join us in the "core" channel on Slack and make yourself known. THANK YOU!!

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Discussion (3)

tux0r profile image

Why aren't you on the IRC?

luc45 profile image
Lucas Bustamante

I wish WordPress developers would stop criticizing Gutenberg. Most people that do, don't even know what they're talking about.

You're a specialist, correct me if I'm wrong.

Gutenberg is a big step forward bringing WordPress to the current standards of modern programming. It integrates React into WordPress, making everything in the content, a block (a component). That means we will be able to get the content through API and use WordPress as a back-end provider, being able to consume the content in JSON and use it in any modern frontend JS framework, in any platform.

WordPress needs to bolden up, it needs to keep up with modern technology. WordPress developers are harming themselves by sticking with procedural code. I think that Gutenberg is a solid step to the future, but people like to criticize everything they don't understand.

thinsoldier profile image

You can already use WordPress as just an api