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Editor Chat Agenda: 3 June, 2020 - Make WordPress Core

Facilitator and notetaker: @ajitbohra This is the agenda for the weekly editor chat scheduled for 2020-06-03 14:00 UTC. This meeting is held in the #core-editor channel in the Making WordPress Slack. Gutenberg 8.2.1 Editor features for WordPress 5.5 WCEU Contributor day Monthly Plan Task… Continue Reading →

Editor features for WordPress 5.5 - Make WordPress Core

In Slack recently, contributors to the core-editor component were encouraged to focus on features merging into WordPress 5.5. The question arose around which specific tasks required focus. The goal of this post is to communicate the features that will be… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg 8.2 Includes Editing Flow Improvements, Cover Block Content Positioning, and Pattern Categories - WP Tavern

On Wednesday, the development team behind Gutenberg dropped version 8.2 of the plugin. The new release focuses on a better editing flow, includes a new content positioning control for the Cover block, and adds categories to block patterns. With this… Continue Reading →

Editor Chat Summary: 27th May, 2020 - Make WordPress Core

This post summarizes the latest weekly Editor meeting (agenda, slack transcript). This meeting was held in the #core-editor Slack channel on Wednesday, May 27, 2020,14:00 UTC and was moderated by @itsjusteileen. Quick Announcements WordPress turns 17 today! A big virtual high-five to everyone contributing to the… Continue Reading →

Diving Into Automattic’s Block Experiments - WP Tavern

One of the repositories I have been keeping an eye on over the past few months is Block Experiments. It is a monorepo of blocks in various stages of development from Automattic. In total, five of the team’s block experiments… Continue Reading →

Ways to keep up with Full Site Editing (FSE) - Make WordPress Core

As work on Full Site Editing continues, it’s important that communication around the project is made explicit so everyone can follow along appropriately. Each person will have their own unique needs in keeping up with a project of this scale… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg 8.1 Includes Block Copying, Testimonials Pattern, and Patterns UI Update - WP Tavern

On Wednesday, the Gutenberg team released version 8.1.0 of the plugin. The update includes a new block-copying feature, block pattern search, testimonials pattern, and API changes. The new version does not add a lot of major user-facing changes but improves… Continue Reading →

Where Gutenberg Went Wrong: Theme Developer Edition - WP Tavern

Themes with block editor styles on WordPress.org. With full-site editing just around the bend, it is a fair question to ask whether the WordPress ecosystem is prepared for such a transition, particularly on the theme development side of things. It… Continue Reading →

Editor Chat Summary: 13th May, 2020 - Make WordPress Core

This post summarizes the latest weekly Editor meeting (agenda, slack transcript). This meeting was held in the #core-editor Slack channel on Wednesday, May 13, 2020,14:00 UTC and was moderated by @andraganescu. Gutenberg 8.1.0 Gutenberg 8.1 RC was released on May… Continue Reading →

Editor Chat Agenda: 13 May, 2020 - Make WordPress Core

Facilitator and notetaker: @andraganescu. This is the agenda for the weekly editor chat scheduled for 2020-05-13 14:00 UTC. This meeting is held in the #core-editor channel in the Making WordPress Slack. Gutenberg 8.1.0 Monthly Plan & Weekly Priorities Task Coordination Open Floor If you… Continue Reading →

WordCamp Spain 2020 Q&A: Matt Mullenweg Discusses Virtual Events, Decoupled WordPress, and the Future of Page Builders - WP Tavern

Matt Mullenweg joined Matías Ventura at WordCamp Spain yesterday for a lively Q&A session. The virtual event drew 5,000 registered users, and attendees came prepared with some thought-provoking questions about the future of WordPress. Here are a few highlights on… Continue Reading →

Editor chat Summary: 6 May, 2020 - Make WordPress Core

This post summarizes the weekly editor chat meeting agenda here. Held on Wednesday, 6th May 2020 held in Slack. Facilitated by @paaljoachim. Monthly Plan What’s next in Gutenberg? (May)https://make.wordpress.org/core/2020/05/06/whats-next-in-gutenberg-may/ A summary from @youknowriadLet’s do aa small recap about the previous… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg 8.0 Merges Block and Pattern Inserter, Adds Inline Formats, and Updates Code Editor - WP Tavern

The team behind the Gutenberg plugin shipped version 8.0 yesterday. The update adds some nice user-facing changes, including a merged block and pattern inserter, new inline formatting options, and visual changes to the code editor. Over two dozen bug fixes… Continue Reading →

Editor chat summary: Wednesday, 29 April 2020 - Make WordPress Core

This post summarizes the weekly editor chat meeting on Wednesday, 29 April 2020, 14:00 UTC held in Slack. WordPress 5.4.1 @jorgefilipecosta said WordPress 5.4.1 was released on the last Friday and that the RC includes all the editor fixes expected on the final release…. Continue Reading →

What’s new in Gutenberg (29 April) - Make WordPress Core

In this release of Gutenberg 8.0, there is a continued effort to refine the experience around the new block patterns feature. Additional formatting options for subscript and superscript text have been added, and the code editor has been improved to… Continue Reading →

Should the Block Editor Have a Grid System? - WP Tavern

Laying out a webpage design and getting every element aligned perfectly can be a tough job. Even many developers rely on CSS grid frameworks. Granted, with the introduction of the flexbox and grid systems in the CSS language, such frameworks… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg Hub Launches Online Block Template Builder - WP Tavern

Gutenberg Hub launched the first version of its block template builder last week. The template builder allows users to select from the team’s existing library of nearly 200 templates. It is essentially an online builder that allows users to craft… Continue Reading →

Editor Chat Summary: 22nd April, 2020 - Make WordPress Core

This post summarizes the latest weekly Editor meeting (agenda, slack transcript). This meeting was held in the #core-editor Slack channel on Wednesday, April 15, 2020,14:00 UTCand was moderated by @paaljoachim. WordPress 5.4.1 Upcoming Release Note: There was a miscommunication around… Continue Reading →

How to Create Custom WordPress Editor Blocks in 2020 - Delicious Brains

The WordPress block editor (previously titled Gutenberg) includes a new way to add content to your WordPress posts, pages and soon all content on your WordPress site. It marks WordPress’ move into the page builder space. The base set of… Continue Reading →

Editor chat summary: Wednesday, 15 April 2020 - Make WordPress Core

This post summarizes the latest weekly Editor meeting, held in the #core-editor Slack channel, on Wednesday, April 15, 2020, 14:00 UTC. WordPress 5.4 Adderley was released and Issue/PR’s for WordPress 5,4,1 are being kept track of using “Backport to WP… Continue Reading →

WPBlockTalk Videos Now Available on WordPress.tv - WP Tavern

All of the recordings from the free WPBlockTalk virtual event are now available on WordPress.tv. In case you missed it, WPBlockTalk was a WordPress community event sponsored by Automattic, and produced by Brian Richards, creator of WPSessions. It took place… Continue Reading →

On Digital Gardens, Blogs, Personal Spaces, and the Future - WP Tavern

Ihave been thinking a lot about digital gardens this week. A blog post by Tom McFarlin re-introduced me to the term, which led me down a rabbit hole of interesting ideas on creating a digital space that is more personalized… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg Phase 2 Friday Design Update #49 - Make WordPress Design

In an effort to share the most recent design work for Gutenberg, I’m pinging designers to get their latest explorations and visuals to share them with anyone who reads these updates. I am hoping this provides more insight into the… Continue Reading →

How to Take a ‘Block Editor’ Approach to Development - WordPress Arena

The Block Editor has been a highly-contentious subject since it was first announced in 2017. That reaction was not unreasonable, considering that the new interface has significantly impacted WordPress professionals. However, over the past two years adoption of the Block… Continue Reading →

How to use the new WordPress post editor - WordPress Arena

If you’ve ever used WordPress as either a personal blogging platform or a flexible solution to meet the needs for your company’s online presence, you know how easy this tool is to work with. But for those of you weaned… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg 7.9 Adds Gradients to More Blocks, Extra Typography Controls, and New Patterns - WP Tavern

For Gutenberg junkies, the three-week wait between major releases has been rough, especially during this time when many are looking for new things to fill the gaps in our social calendars. Not to fret, the team dropped version 7.9 of… Continue Reading →

What’s new in Gutenberg (15 April) - Make WordPress Core

Block Design Tools This release features a few additions to the design tools for the blocks, including height unit control for the Cover block, line-height control for the Paragraph and Heading blocks, and background gradient support for Group, Columns, and… Continue Reading →

Getwid Review: 40+ Free Blocks for the WordPress Editor - WP Mayor

Getwid adds 40+ new blocks and 35+ pre-made templates to the native WordPress block editor. You can combine all of these new offerings with the default WordPress blocks to create some unique designs. In this post, I’ll share more about… Continue Reading →

Toolset Blocks Allows Both Developers and Non-Coders to Build Custom Websites in Less Time than Ever - WP Mayor

Many people at some point will think of a website that they would love to create but are concerned they do not have the experience or ability to create it.  The good news is that is no longer a problem… Continue Reading →

What’s New in Gutenberg 7.1 – Important Features and Updates - WP Blog

Gutenberg 7.1 was released on 11th December that merged 160 pull requests in the version with plenty of bugs fixes, various new APIs, and experiments. This big release is mainly focused on the features that include switch between edit, a… Continue Reading →

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