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

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

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

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

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

Update #76 Roadmap announced, User Feedback and Blocks Galore

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The biggest story is Matt Mullenweg's announced roadmap for the Gutenberg roll-out to thousands more users with wp.com as well as the "Try Gutenberg prompt" and integration into core to get ready for the WordPress 5.0 release. Tammie Lister created a feedback from for all the users. We also list more plugins providing custom blocks … Continue reading Update #76 Roadmap announced, User Feedback and Blocks Galore

53 Resources for Developers & Designers building Blocks for Gutenberg

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There has been an increase in developer resources around Gutenberg. We collected quite a few here. We'll update along the way. If you found one that's not listed, let us know in the comments. Disclaimer: Nowadays it's hard to make a clear distinction between a designer and a developer when it comes to the work … Continue reading 53 Resources for Developers & Designers building Blocks for Gutenberg

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

Update #74 Gutenberg 3.0 and more

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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 … Continue reading Update #74 Gutenberg 3.0 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