For those of my fellow-bloggers who are struggling with WordPress’s retirement of their classic Editor. I’m passing on Hugh’s advice from his latest post (although I know many of you read his blog anyway).
I will add to the end of Hugh’s post though… When you are writing, safe in the Classic Block, experiment with the others from time to time (depending on how much time you have. Some of the Classic Block’s features are well hidden among the newer blocks).
One day, the Classic Block will disappear too, and you will be prepared.
If you’re a WordPress.Com user and use the WordPress.Com Classic editor, WordPress recently made an important announcement which will affect you and which you may have missed.
Well over a year ago, WordPress announced that the WordPress.com Classic editor was being set for retirement. Since the beginning of 2019, I’ve also mentioned this in several of my own blog posts.
On August 13, 2020, WordPress finally announced that their Classic editor was now officially retired. However, it’s not entirely disappearing.
To continue using the Classic editor, users will have to access it via the Classic block on the Gutenberg Block Editor.
The Classic block provides an editing experience that mimics the Classic editor with some added benefits.
When are the changes taking place?
The changes are happening in phases. WordPress will email users informing them when to expect the change.
For full details and how…
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