06 Dec

WordPress Plugin Security Review: Classic Editor

Recently we mentioned we are long overdue reviewing the security of the WordPress plugins we use, so here is the start of that. We start with a plugin that we didn’t expect to have any issues, but considering how many websites have started using it recently as well, it seems like a good place to start. That plugin being the Classic Editor, which “restores the previous WordPress editor and the Edit Post screen and makes it possible to use the plugins that extend it, add old-style meta boxes, or otherwise depend on the previous editor” and now has 600,000+ installations according to wordpress.org.

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