Will you support ClassicPress? That seems to be the big question of the day. By now, I’ve spent a few months supporting the ClassicPress project. Even though I’m not involved at the committee level, it’s been somewhat of a whirlwind to squeeze in a lot of work I didn’t foresee! Surprise!
WordPress had become so monolithic that even though a fork was possible, it never really seemed probable. Of course, forking a project is the easy part; maintaining the project into the future requires a whole extra level of commitment. Nonetheless, it finally happened in mid 2018 – ClassicPress was born.
Code Potent will Support ClassicPress
For those of us who have become involved in the early days of the project, the possibilities are really exciting! With the first official release of ClassicPress 1.0.0 coming out this year, it will be interesting to see how everything unfolds! Can ClassicPress survive? Will people switch from WordPress? Will people reconsider using a *Press platform? Nobody knows, for sure. Of course, there’s still a lot of work to do and some things are still finding their places. Exciting times!
Personally, I think the future is bright for ClassicPress. Indeed, I’ve already donated more than a little time, effort, brain-power, code – even cash – to support the project. Yet, in spite of all that, it took a snarky Twitter comment to make me realize that I’d never actually stated my support in words. So, that’s what I’m going to do here:
Code Potent is 100% committed to supporting ClassicPress.
There, I said it. In writing. Code Potent is all in! And, for those of you who are also supporting ClassicPress, I encourage you to make your own statement about it. Nobody knows you’re standing behind the project if you don’t say it! The more public support there is, the more viable the platform will become. For all of us, raise your voice!
What do you think?
Will ClassicPress survive? Are you going to support ClassicPress with your own plugins and themes? Maybe you’re going to wait and see how things shake out? I’d love to hear your thoughts – let me know in the comments!