https://wplabo.idea-hack.com/blog/code/classic-editor-plugin-will-be-introduced-as-a-core-feature-in-wordpress-5-0/
“Classic Editor Plugin” will be introduced as a core feature in WordPress 5.0.

“Classic Editor Plugin” will be introduced as a core feature in WordPress 5.0.

Although it was “Classic Editor” which was planned to be deprecated in WordPress 5.0, I found that I can continue to use it with “Gutenberg”.

Originally, when WordPress 5.0 came out, the classic editor would be depricated, but Gutenberg is full of bugs, and the demand of existing editors is still large, so it will be still included as a core feature of WordPress.

“Since the Classic Editor plugin is central in this transition, we are considering including it with upgrades to WordPress 5.0,


Gary Pendergast

Support is until 2021

However, it is determined that it will be until 2021, and there will be no support from 2022. It means that it will be “officially supported” until 2021, and will be compatible with all WordPress updates so far.

will be guaranteed to work as expected in the most recent major release of WordPress, and the major release before it.


Gary Pendergast

In fact “Classic Editor” is popular

Currently “Classic Editor” has more than 500,000 installed.

Perhaps because it can not correspond to Gutenberg …