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

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.

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

How to Create a Copy of Your WordPress site to test it for Gutenberg

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Why Bother? With WordPress 4.9.8, you saw the prompt to “Try Gutenberg” on your live site. The prudent thing for you to do is to resist: just bypass (click on "Dismiss") that prompt until you are sure that Gutenberg will work on your site. Once you get into the habit of working with Gutenberg you … Continue reading How to Create a Copy of Your WordPress site to test it for Gutenberg