Update #92 Block Editor for WordPress 5.0 – Lots of Blocks & New developer resources around Gutenberg

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Ten days before the initially published releases date for WordPress 5.0 Gutenberg developer lead, Matias Ventura published the modified schedule: final release to November 27, 2018.  Beta 4 on Monday, Beta 5 on Thursday and November 19, the first release candidate (RC1) is to come out. Plugins with various sets of Blocks are available to … Continue reading Update #92 Block Editor for WordPress 5.0 – Lots of Blocks & New developer resources around Gutenberg

The Secret Manual – Hidden Features and Gotchas in WordPress Gutenberg

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For content creators, change in daily routine is fatal to productivity. This is especially true during the transition to Gutenberg since it still contains a few “gotchas” that may stymie people and interrupt workflow. I list a few here, along with some workarounds to assist users during active development. Gutenberg will be updated as soon … Continue reading The Secret Manual – Hidden Features and Gotchas in WordPress Gutenberg

19 Methods to Avoid Gutenberg on Your WordPress Website

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Updated November 14, 2018: Added link to plugin "Disable Gutenberg" (#18). Added link to CalmPress (#19)  Living in Florida, I am contemplating a recount of my own for this post. Who needs 20 methods to avoid something.... haha. -- Birgit x💕Updated October 9th, 2018 - Added Mika Epstein's Selective DeGutenberging (#17)Updated August 31, 2018 - … Continue reading 19 Methods to Avoid Gutenberg on Your WordPress Website

Mullenweg announced Gutenberg Roadmap

WordPress 5.0 in November November 9, 2018.  Developer lead for Gutenberg, Matias Ventura announced today the updated schedule for WordPress 5.0 release:  Final release scheduled for November 27, 2018 Beta 4:  Monday November 12, 2018 Beta 5: Thursday, November 15, 2018Release Candidate 1: Monday November 19, 2018 After listening to a lot of feedback — … Continue reading Mullenweg announced Gutenberg Roadmap

Update #91 – Getting ready for WordPress 5.0 + Block Editor (Gutenberg), User Experiences, Accessibility discussion & #280Blocks

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Everybody is getting ready for WordPress 5.0 - Developers on various Core teams are working feverishly merging Gutenberg into the WordPress core. With the 2nd beta version available, Themes and plugin developers are making their products compatible with the new default editor or building guard rails around it. We see lot more opinions on Twitter … Continue reading Update #91 – Getting ready for WordPress 5.0 + Block Editor (Gutenberg), User Experiences, Accessibility discussion & #280Blocks

Update #90 – WordPress 5.0 Beta 1 and Gutenberg 4.1 with Nested Block Paths and Video Cover, Blocks Galore and more.

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Gutenberg 4.1 lists new features: Page & Block Navigation, High Contrast Mode, Auto formatting, Audible Messages, "options" modal, video for Cover block and plenty of bug fixes. It's available as release candidate. Speaking of release: Yes, WordPress Core 5.0 Beta 1 was released early this morning. More blocks for your content, plugin authors are getting … Continue reading Update #90 – WordPress 5.0 Beta 1 and Gutenberg 4.1 with Nested Block Paths and Video Cover, Blocks Galore and more.

Reading List: What the Fork (WTF)?

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WordPress 5.0 - a major milestone, will have the new visual editor, code named Gutenberg, included as the default editor. The WordPress Core Team built fall backs into Gutenberg and also created the plugin called Classic Editor to help sites, that are not yet ready for Gutenberg for various reasons.  In addition, plugins like Gutenberg … Continue reading Reading List: What the Fork (WTF)?

Update #89 – Gutenberg Layouts and Blocks – the Tools for Bloggers and Site Owners and more.

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Take a look at the listed Gutenberg Layouts and Blocks and combine them with new Gutenberg-ready Themes.  The Gutenberg 4.0 version has about 140 line items in the change log, some a major bug fixes, some are quirks finally fixed and some are changes necessary for the integration into WordPress core. We now have a … Continue reading Update #89 – Gutenberg Layouts and Blocks – the Tools for Bloggers and Site Owners and more.

Update #88 Release schedule WordPress 5.0 + Gutenberg Reusable Blocks and so much more

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Matt Mullenweg announced the leadership team responsible for the Gutenberg merge into Core and become the default editor. Gary Pendergast updated the release schedule.  The team aims for Nov 19, 2018. Riad Benguella posted a technical overview for the Gutenberg integration. Gutenberg adoption has grown to over 510K active sites using it. Enhanced reusable blocks … Continue reading Update #88 Release schedule WordPress 5.0 + Gutenberg Reusable Blocks and so much more