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

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 […]

Update: “Try Gutenberg” Call-out available in WordPress 4.9.8

Update August 2, 2018 – 9:30 am ET The release of WordPress 4.9.8 seems to move forward as planned starting the process at 20:00 UTC / 4 pm ET. The update script check about every hour.  If you need to avoid the Gutenberg Nag, or Gutenberg for that matter we listed 12 methods in a […]

Update #79 – Gutenberg API Freeze, Developing Blocks , Site Readiness Tools and much more

With last Friday’s release Gutenberg is considered “Feature Complete” and the contributors switched focus to bug fixes, enhancements, backwards compatibility and API stability. Also, the core team is getting ready to finalize design on the “Try Gutenberg” prompt.  We see a lot more sophisticated Gutenberg blocks surfacing and site owners and agencies are sharing their […]

Update #78 Tools to Get Ready – #280Blocks – Beyond Gutenberg

Rich Tabor’s Block Unit Test helps you getting your themes ready for Gutenberg. Morten Rand-Hendrickson published a proposal to improved handling responsive images in themes in a Gutenberg world. Read Adrian Roselli’s post to his clients prepareing them for Gutenberg and setting expectations regarding support for transitions. What can you tell them, without getting lost […]

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

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 […]

Update #74 Gutenberg 3.0 and more

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 […]

To Try or Not to Try? Themes & Plugins: Known conflicts with Gutenberg

In January, I wrote on the WP4Good blog: Although, many Themes and Plugin developers started working on Blocks for Gutenberg, teams of larger projects won’t be able to start compatibility testing until the first beta version [of WordPress 5.0] is released. Fast iteration and patches will follow for issues discovered. There might be a few […]