Have you heard it yet? The WordPress editor you’re used to is going to change completely. In the future you’ll build your posts and pages with blocks, and that’s only the start of something bigger.

This change will probably also affect you if you have a WordPress website. Therefore we’ll explain what Gutenberg is, and write about the progress of it regularly.

Rather watch a video? Follow our dear colleagues Tim and Anton, also known as the Gut Guys on YouTube. They’ll keep you in the loop on all things Gutenberg.


Must read articles about Gutenberg

  • An alternative approach to Gutenberg

    An alternative approach to Gutenberg »

    We've been thinking hard about the new editing experience for WordPress, Gutenberg. This post outlines what we think would be a better approach.

  • Gutenberg: Concepts for integrating Yoast SEO

    Gutenberg: Concepts for integrating Yoast SEO »

    A new WordPress editor is coming. Of course, we're working on a Gutenberg integration for Yoast SEO. In this post, we'll share some of our early concepts.

  • Writing with Gutenberg

    Writing with Gutenberg »

    Gutenberg is causing excitement all over the WordPress community. Marieke decided to test it and jotted down her experience with the Gutenberg editor. Was it a good one? Read on!

  • WordPress: What is Gutenberg?

    WordPress: What is Gutenberg? »

    If you use WordPress you're bound to have heard somebody mention Gutenberg. But what is Gutenberg? And why is everybody talking about it? Gutenberg is the new WordPress editor, but it is going to be so much more than that. Find out in this post!

How we designed Yoast SEO for Gutenberg

14 August 2018 by Tim Hengeveld - 12 Comments

With the launch of Yoast SEO 8.0, we’re revealing our first real integration with Gutenberg. We’ve been working on this for a long time, and it hasn’t always been easy. Today, we’d like to take you behind the scenes of what it took to bring Yoast SEO to Gutenberg, why we took the approach we …

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Using Gutenberg as an editor: does it make my life easier?

Being part of the blog team at Yoast I spend much time writing, correcting and editing content in the editor. Of course, I’ve heard about Gutenberg (it’s quite the thing here at Yoast) and glanced over it, but I didn’t take the time to do much with it myself. When the Gut Guys asked me …

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Gutenberg: Concepts for integrating Yoast SEO

27 October 2017 by Joost de Valk - 16 Comments

Gutenberg is the new editing experience coming to WordPress. We’ve talked about it before. While we have some hesitations, we do see Gutenberg as a major step forward and are thinking about how we will integrate Yoast SEO into Gutenberg. In this post, we’ll share some of the ideas we’re excited about. Gutenberg introduces new concepts, …

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An alternative approach to Gutenberg

3 October 2017 by Joost de Valk - 74 Comments

There’s a lot of discussion in the WordPress world right now about a new editing experience that’s in the making. It’s called Gutenberg. While some of that discussion is technical, every user that uses WordPress regularly should be aware of what’s coming. At Yoast, we are quite excited about the concept of Gutenberg. We think …

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On the WordPress UI library choice: extensibility over interoperability

25 September 2017 by Omar Reiss - 2 Comments

In the upcoming weeks, WordPress will choose a UI rendering framework. I’ve heard many claims plugin / theme developers will still be able to use whatever they like, regardless of what WordPress chooses. I think we shouldn’t count on that, nor should we focus on providing interoperability at this point. Instead we should focus first …

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