Update #83 WordPress Gutenberg over 100K Active Installs, Community Reactions, Plugins and more Blocks

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A week after the "Try Gutenberg" prompt appears in WordPress site's admin dashboard, Gutenberg plugin reached the threshold of 100,000+ Active Installs. The plugin is getting mixed reviews between "Not in Core" and "Blogging just received a massive upgrade". Gutenberg developers are weeding through the actionable feedback from this first encounter with a huge user … Continue reading Update #83 WordPress Gutenberg over 100K Active Installs, Community Reactions, Plugins and more Blocks

8 Truths about Gutenberg

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Updataed August 9th, 2018: Added additional links to the ACF section, with the announcement of creating blocks from within ACF admin - birgit Updated August 4th, 2018: I added a paragraph about the WordPress 4.9.8 release and added more resources. -- Birgit A few month ago, Riad Benguella, core developer on the Gutenberg team, talk … Continue reading 8 Truths about Gutenberg

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

Try New WordPress editor Callout in 4.9.8 Beta 2

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

12 Methods to Avoid Gutenberg on Your Website

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Updated August 2nd, 2018 added a 12th method to the Gutenberg Call-out section. Updated August 1, 2018 added an 11th method to the Gutenberg Nag section. Gutenberg, the new visual editor for WordPress will be merged into  Core as the default editor later this year, when WordPress 5.0 will be released. This week a "Try … Continue reading 12 Methods to Avoid Gutenberg on Your Website

Update #82 – WordPress Community Getting Ready for Gutenberg. More Opinions, Plugins and Blocks

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On Tuesday, if all goes well, the "try Gutenberg" prompt will appear in a WordPress dashboard near you.  Below, you'll find a series of articles on how best to make a decision about testing Gutenberg, how to copy your site to a staging area and which plugin to install to best manage the Gutenberg experience … Continue reading Update #82 – WordPress Community Getting Ready for Gutenberg. More Opinions, Plugins and Blocks

Should You Try the New Editor on Your WordPress Site?

Crossing the road... Decisions, decisions.

The next version of WordPress (4.9.8) will show on your Dashboard a prompt alerting you to the “new, modern publishing experience coming soon”. The new version will be released July 31, 2018. Over last two months, I have been following the development of the Try Gutenberg Call-out for the WordPress dashboard. Now that it will … Continue reading Should You Try the New Editor on Your WordPress Site?

20 Gutenberg Talks On WordPress.TV

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Demo: What is Gutenberg?What is Gutenberg? An overview of the features and benefits of Gutenberg, the new block-based editor for WordPress 5.0. Architecture and Vision Matt Mullenweg: A Summertime Update – Keynote and Q&AA 50 minute session with Matt Mullenweg, co-founder of WordPress: it includes a 30 minute keynote, followed by and 20 minutes of … Continue reading 20 Gutenberg Talks On WordPress.TV

Update #81 – New Blocks, Updated plugins for “New WordPress publishing experience” and more

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The final wording on the Call-out inviting WordPress WP-Admin users to try Gutenberg is "A new, modern WordPress publishing experience is coming soon". If all goes well, the prompt will be released on July 31, 2018, with it's offering of installing Gutenberg of the Classic Editor. In the meantime, the Gutenberg team released their next … Continue reading Update #81 – New Blocks, Updated plugins for “New WordPress publishing experience” and more

Update #80 Gutenberg Is Getting Ready for Hundreds of Thousands of Users

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Gutenberg is coming soon to a WordPress Dashboard near you. Are you and your sites ready? This seems to be the main emphasis for this round up post, information on how site-owners, developers, designers and consultant get ready for Gutenberg, most of it geared towards the WordPress 5.0 release when Gutenberg becomes the default editor. … Continue reading Update #80 Gutenberg Is Getting Ready for Hundreds of Thousands of Users

Gutenberg Live Q & A, Interviews & Webinars Schedule

Gutenberg Live Events Schedule

Update July 14th, 2018 Happy Bastille Day for our French Friends! Brian Hogg & Kyle Maurer will talk with Daniel Bachhuber on July 18 at 3pm (19:00 UTC) on Crowdcast: "Gutenberg for Plugin Owner". More information and registration is available here WP4Good: Gutenberg Q & A for Nonprofits takes place on July 26th at 3pm … Continue reading Gutenberg Live Q & A, Interviews & Webinars Schedule