The release of Gutenberg 3.2 brings with…

The release of Gutenberg 3.2 brings with it a number of bug fixes and enhancements. Among the improvements are APIs for inline images and inline blocks, the ability to convert columns to parent/child blocks, the ability to register new block categories, and a new modal component. Matias Ventura notes this release “generally completes our MVP feature […]

  Gutenberg 3.1 is out, with…

  Gutenberg 3.1 is out, with (among many other things) tips interface for new users, ability to transform paragraph blocks into single quote blocks, improvements to the mobile block toolbar, better accessibility in a number of areas, and a long list of bug fixes. There seems to be alot more polish put into this release […]

Matt on Gutenberg at WordCamp Europe

The sixth WordCamp Europe is happening now on June 15-16 (it was preceded by Contributor Day on the 14th) in Belgrade, Serbia. As you would expect from a large WordCamp, the lineup is full of great talks given by a diverse group of speakers with a livestream provided for those unable to attend. The highlight of the event […]

Gutenberg hit the 3.0 milestone recently.…

Gutenberg hit the 3.0 milestone recently. Matias Ventura wrote about what’s new in Gutenberg on Make Core. The block library and inserting interface underwent an overhaul that I believe is a nice enhancement. Rich Tabor writes about how to add WordPress theme styles to Gutenberg, noting that doing so is not as “plug-and-play” as one […]

Gutenberg hit the 3.0 milestone recently.…

Gutenberg hit the 3.0 milestone recently. Matias Ventura wrote about what’s new in Gutenberg on Make Core. The block library and inserting interface underwent an overhaul that I believe is a nice enhancement. Rich Tabor writes about how to add WordPress theme styles to Gutenberg, noting that doing so is not as “plug-and-play” as one […]

Gutenberg hit the 3.0 milestone recently.…

Gutenberg hit the 3.0 milestone recently. Matias Ventura wrote about what’s new in Gutenberg on Make Core. The block library and inserting interface underwent an overhaul that I believe is a nice enhancement. Rich Tabor writes about how to add WordPress theme styles to Gutenberg, noting that doing so is not as “plug-and-play” as one […]

Gutenberg 2.9 has been released with…

Gutenberg 2.9 has been released with more fixes and tweaks. Some noteworthy updates include the introduction of a Plugin API, shortcut tooltips, and a large list of bug fixes. The update post also notes it includes “significant improvements around API support — lifting limits to various endpoints, capabilities, and conditional UI.” Pantheon is launching a five-week […]

Gutenberg 2.8 was released officially on May…

Gutenberg 2.8 was released officially on May 4. This was a “polish more” release, but it still included some new additions like a “Spacer” block to create empty areas and a server-side render component. There are some nice improvements to the color palette component too. Zach Silveira has created Gutenblock which allows developers to create Gutenberg blocks […]

Gutenberg 2.7 was released last week.…

Gutenberg 2.7 was released last week. Among the bug fixes, it also added an official pagination block, updates to the link insertion interface, and (according to the update) it “pushes much of the Plugin API out of its experimental stage.” Version 2.6 also added some nice new features including the long-awaited drag and drop functionality to […]

The latest version of Gutenberg includes…

The latest version of Gutenberg includes nested blocks — a huge feature for making them even more dynamic. This will be especially helpful for managing columns, but other block types as well.

Gravity Forms released a Gutenberg block…

Gravity Forms released a Gutenberg block add-on to be able to use Gravity Forms, as well as their popular conditional form functionality, within the Gutenberg editor. Carl Hancock tells me it’s the first of many Gutenberg focused efforts, and it’s great to see. This will make including forms for lead generation or whatever else simpler […]

The latest version of Gutenberg (2.1)…

The latest version of Gutenberg (2.1) is out with another healthy list of improvements and additions. As Matias Ventura reports, the update iterates further on aspects of the design and writing flow with enhancements like lighter up/down movers. It also brings many extensibility API improvements. As the final stages for features are approached, Matias notes […]

There are two great Gutenberg posts out…

There are two great Gutenberg posts out now: Bill Erickson relates his experience about building a Gutenberg block, and how he added one for one of his plugins. He notes that it was, “more difficult than he expected,” but in the end a nice learning experience. Matthew Haines-Young, a senior Developer at Human Made, shares his […]

The Gutenberg white paper

Human Made released a white paper covering everything about Gutenberg and the changes it will bring into WordPress 5.0. The white paper is excellent, but this is also an excellent sales tool. You enter your email address and get subscribed to their newsletter to download it, and then the white paper itself is an excellent […]

Still on the subject of Gutenberg,…

Still on the subject of Gutenberg, Tony Perez shares his thoughts after watching Matt’s State of the Word where Matt talks about the ways Gutenberg may affect the WordPress business ecosystem. For those most likely to see their niche market disrupted by Gutenberg, Tony notes this would happen with any platform: “If your product is meant […]

The age of Gutenberg

Gutenberg was the talk of town at WordCamp US, as you may expect. Most people have their own thoughts on the product itself, the necessity of its existence, the process in creating it, or a variety of other things. I am pleased to see the progress that’s been made on the product itself. And I […]

Gutenberg engineer Matias Ventura explains on his…

Gutenberg engineer Matias Ventura explains on his blog how the new editor will simplify tasks that are complex and difficult for WordPress users today. Matias reviews some of the architectural features the Gutenberg team decided to focus on, such as placeholders, blocks, and layer templates. Optimizing for the user is a key theme. Gutenberg needs to support the creation of […]