Updated: June 2019
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Normally, we write about releases of default themes – and we torture test it for speed. Not so in the 2018 year. Why? Gutenberg delayed Twenty-eighteen theme completion schedule. The powers that be said, “Spring 2018” for introduction. That never happened.
Twenty-nineteen theme‘s official release was October 16, 2018. There is no Twenty-eighteen theme. A hole in the dynastic chain. So someone pounce on that theme name! Great opportunity to confuse the world. And perhaps make money from it.
Twenty Nineteen is part of WordPress core version 5.0 and up.
Completely disables the Gutenberg block editor and enables the classic WordPress post editor (TinyMCE aka WYSIWYG) for lighter coding and simplicity.
Twenty-nineteen theme is Gutenberg-specific. We recommend two alternatives for speed:
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