✨ The upcoming WordPress 5.4 release…

✨ The upcoming WordPress 5.4 release has a lot going into it:

  • A brand-new, officially supported, npm-based scaffolding package for blocks!
  • New gradient theme APIs that allow your theme to use gradients as backgrounds in the Cover and Buttons blocks.
  • Changes to DOM structure on the block editor. Jorge Costa explains the markup and style changes.
  • REST API changes include taxonomy “OR” relation support in WP_REST_Posts_Controller along with selective link embedding.
  • Privacy features have been updated. The Personal Data Export tool now includes Session Tokens, Community Events Location, and Custom User Meta.
  • Check out the WordPress 5.4 Field Guide for a deeper dive.