19 Methods to Avoid Gutenberg on Your WordPress Website

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Updated November 14, 2018: Added link to plugin "Disable Gutenberg" (#18). Added link to CalmPress (#19)  Living in Florida, I am contemplating a recount of my own for this post. Who needs 20 methods to avoid something.... haha. -- Birgit x💕Updated October 9th, 2018 - Added Mika Epstein's Selective DeGutenberging (#17)Updated August 31, 2018 - … Continue reading 19 Methods to Avoid Gutenberg on Your WordPress Website

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 #92 Block Editor for WordPress 5.0 – Lots of Blocks & New developer resources around Gutenberg

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Ten days before the initially published releases date for WordPress 5.0 Gutenberg developer lead, Matias Ventura published the modified schedule: final release to November 27, 2018.  Beta 4 on Monday, Beta 5 on Thursday and November 19, the first release candidate (RC1) is to come out. Plugins with various sets of Blocks are available to … Continue reading Update #92 Block Editor for WordPress 5.0 – Lots of Blocks & New developer resources around 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 #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