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Inside the web’s most popular (CMS) hosting service

Techradar have done a great piece on WordPress turning 15 years old. Here’s a quote: In 2018 WordPress core will release the “Gutenberg” update, which is the biggest update yet. The Gutenberg update will add “page builder”-like functionality to WordPress, making it much easier for content creators to create experiences using WordPress.

Gutenberg 2.7 – Now you can Edit Permalinks

A new release of the WordPress 5.0 editor is now now out for testing and one truly groundbreaking option is the ability to edit Permalinks! Check out the release video: Seriously though there are some other cool updates so go ahead and check out the release post.

WPTaven review the new ‘Drag-and-Drop’ options in the editor

Drag-and-drop is finally in the new WordPress editor, meaning you can now more easily move around your content blocks. The team over at WPTaven are all over the updates to the Gutenberg editor and did a really nice review/overview of how this feature works and what it brings to the experience. From the post: If […]

Video – Coding Gutenberg Blocks

This video from WordCamp Greenville (2018) goes into some nice details on how you can get started making blocks with the new WordPress 5.0 editor. The quality isn’t 100% (as with a lot of WordCamp videos) but give it a look anyway, it’s only just over 30mins long and pretty concise.

Getting Used to ‘Content Creation’ in WordPress 5.0

The Gutenberg Times has a great post covering some of the more advanced editorial options users will have when using the new editor in WordPress 5.0. From the post: I have found the new editing experience fairly intuitive and getting started with text shouldn’t be too hard. I might be wrong. Let me know if […]

All Hail the Classic Editor – Gutenberg-override to be bundled with WordPress 5.0

WPTaven has a great article explaining the path that led to the decision have a simple option that will ‘restore’ the Old Editor when WordPress 5.0 is released. This seems like a good solution that will help ease the pain for a lot of users. The WordPress Accessibility Team were especially active in this debate when it […]

The WordPress Roadmap, still a long way to go…

The WordPress Roadmap is a great tool to look back at previous WordPress releases and get a good idea about what’s coming up. WordPress version 5.0 will be included in this roadmap soon enough and at some point get ‘frozen’ and made ready for release: The month prior to a release new features are frozen […]

Where Version 5 Started…

The announcement that Matt Mullenweg laid out in his ‘Focus Tech and Design Leads‘ post in January 2017 is primarily responsible for the changes we are seeing to WordPress in version 5. This post laid out three main focuses for 2017: REST API, the editor (Gutenberg), and the customizer. The new editing experience (which became Gutenberg) […]

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