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 #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

Update #87 FAQ on WordPress 5.0 release, Gutenberg around the World. And Blocks, so many Blocks

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Find below an FAQ block, courtesy of Yoast SEO, with a highly speculative idea on when we might see a WordPress 5.0 release. Gutenberg 3.8 was released, and 3.9 RC is available for testing. The WordPress.com roll-out started.  Gutenberg was not only topic at WordCamps in New York and Valencia, but also at Drupal Europe … Continue reading Update #87 FAQ on WordPress 5.0 release, Gutenberg around the World. And Blocks, so many Blocks

Update #84 – 200k active Installs, WordPress user voices, more Gutenberg blocks, and more developer resources

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Roughly two weeks after the WordPress 4.9.8 release with the "Try Gutenberg" call-out in the Admin Dashboard, the Gutenberg plugins has now 200,000 active installs. People are using it and are providing feedback. Before the release the GitHub repository shows approximately 700 open issues and per this writing that number has grown to well over … Continue reading Update #84 – 200k active Installs, WordPress user voices, more Gutenberg blocks, and more developer resources

Update #77 – New User Tool Tips, Testing Themes, More Blocks, a Roadmap and Developers Chiming In

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Was last week geared mostly towards developers, this week, the round-up has more resources for users, site owners and consultants dealing with transition and how to make Gutenberg work for their sites. Of course, a few more developer resources are a listed as well. Grab your cup o'Joe or Green Tea, Kombucha, Beer or Wine … Continue reading Update #77 – New User Tool Tips, Testing Themes, More Blocks, a Roadmap and Developers Chiming In

Update #75 – Find more blocks to add to your Gutenberg site and more

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In this short round-up you'll find micro-tutorials on how to use Gutenberg 3.1, ways Gutenberg will change your business, more blocks plugins, photos around the world and how to start contributing to Gutenberg Table of Contents Developing Gutenberg Working with Customers Using Gutenberg #280Blocks For Developers Developing Gutenberg https://twitter.com/gziolo/status/1006552124900216834 https://twitter.com/wpsitebutler/status/1005853094893285377 Working with Customers https://twitter.com/tylerlwsmith/status/998046510280458242 https://www.rystedtcreative.com/wordpress/wordpress-5-0-gutenberg-2018/ … Continue reading Update #75 – Find more blocks to add to your Gutenberg site and more

Update #74 Gutenberg 3.0 and more

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June 4, 2018, the team released another milestone version of Gutenberg. The version 3.0 has "a mile long change log" as Jeff Chandler calls it. The 3.0.1 version was already on its way on June 5, 2018This Round-up post has again an awesome array of links for developers, users and site owners on how to … Continue reading Update #74 Gutenberg 3.0 and more

Github Gist Embed

Daniel Bachhuber wrote a blog post on how to convert a shortcode to a block  to embed a Github Gist into a post. We used it in our post about Lara Schenck's developer talk at Hollywood WordPress Meetup. Daniel Bachhuber: How to Convert a Shortcode to a Gutenberg Block Demo Code on GitHub /pantheon-systems/github-gist-gutenberg-block https://youtu.be/o0qEyF3SYfY … Continue reading Github Gist Embed