17 Methods to Avoid Gutenberg on Your Website

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Updated October 9th, 2018 - Added Mika Epstein's Selective DeGutenbergingUpdated August 31, 2018 - Added "Reading List: What the Fork (WTF)Updated August 27th, 2018, added the option of leaving WordPress ecosystem and community altogether, highlighting four alternative CMSs.Updated August 2nd, 2018 added a 12th method to the Gutenberg Call-out section.Updated August 1, 2018 added an … Continue reading 17 Methods to Avoid Gutenberg on Your Website

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 #85 Using Gutenberg, Finding Blocks and more

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This week, I collected a great array of useful information for just using Gutenberg and finding blocks for your content creation process. See a VR (Virtual Reality) image block in action, find blocks in a public directory and read more about using Gutenberg for your storefront. Also, some voices from users and their successful transition … Continue reading Update #85 Using Gutenberg, Finding Blocks and more

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

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

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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

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

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

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

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

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