Update #95 WordPress 5.0 to come out Dec 6th, 2018 – Q & As on YouTube, More Blocks and Dev resources

I am writing this from the Southwest Florida Airport on my way to Nashville, TN, the Music City. About 1800 people will descend for WordCamp US, Mullenweg’s State of the Word and Contributor Day, starting Friday. Finally we have a new release date for WordPress 5.0: tomorrow (Thursday). Read Matt Mullenweg’s post and watch yesterday’s […]

Gutenberg, accessibility, and compromise

The original text was published on Nov 16th, 2018 via the Post Status newsletter. We re-post with Brian Krogsgard’s permission. Thank you, Brian! And below, you’ll find a reading list on Accessibility & Gutenberg. I had a call with Matt Mullenweg to discuss some things regarding the upcoming Gutenberg release, the critiques around accessibility, and […]

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

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 […]

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

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 […]

Show Notes: Keeping up with Gutenberg (Video)

With weekly or bi-weekly releases, plus changing APIs, how can anyone try keeping up with Gutenberg development?  To explore this issue David Needham and I hosted a live Webinar as part of Pantheon’s Gutenberg Webinar Series. We were already in Belgrade, Serbia, for WordCamp Europe. In the webinar,  we discussed how best to keep up […]

20 Gutenberg Talks On WordPress TV

This is a collection of WordPress.TV videos about Gutenberg. They are recordings of talks, presentations or workshops at WordCamps around the world. Here we publish those in englisch language. You’ll find similar talks in other languages to on WordPress.TV. Not every video is for all users, so we divided them up into various sections. Click […]

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

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 […]

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

What did this week bring to Gutenberg and the WordPress community? 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 […]

Steve Burge, PublishPress, on Gutenberg and the Future of WordPress

On Post Status, Dan Knauss interviewed Steve Burge, founder of PublishPress.  With permission form Brain Krogsgard, we repost his answer WordPress’ future and Gutenberg. Read the rest of the Interview on Post Status. Are you optimistic about the future of open source? What are the things that you see that drive your optimism about WordPress? […]

Lara Schenck started exploring Gutenberg Block Development.

Lara Schenck recorded a Sloppy Screencast (what a cool name!) of her talk at the Hollywood WordPress Meetup in LA. She broke it up in Part I and Part II and also published here notes on Gist.  First, she explains what a Gutenberg Block is and then she walks us through Ahmad Awais 's Create-Guten-Block […]