ClassicPress 1.7.0 Release Notes

This is no longer the latest release of ClassicPress!
You can find the latest release at the top of the Release Notes subforum.

We’re happy to announce the release of ClassicPress 1.7.0.

This release is a maintenance release.

Minor changes and bugfixes since 1.6.0

  • Add a deprecation notice for XHTML theme syntax
  • Fix a potential issue in plugin modal including a WordPress backport
  • Fix failing PHPUnit test


In no particular order the following people have contributed to this ClassicPress release
WP Team

If your ClassicPress site has automatic updates enabled (the default configuration), then the new version will be installed automatically. Otherwise, we recommend upgrading your site(s) to 1.7.0 to receive all latest fixes and updates.

Download this release

New sites Download
and follow the installation instructions.
Existing WordPress sites Download the migration plugin and follow the migration instructions.
Existing ClassicPress sites Use the built-in update mechanism (more info).

Full changelog

The full changelog is available on GitHub.


Just got email notice today*. Update went successful. No bugs I can detect even with degug on.

*Hello! Your site at has been updated automatically to ClassicPress 1.7.0.

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