At Yoast, we truly believe you should be using the Block Editor (formerly known as Gutenberg) in WordPress, simply because it’s a much better experience than the ‘classic editor’. Unfortunately, when we look at our statistics, we see that a large segment of our users still uses the classic editor. This makes us sad, but …Read: "The Block Editor/Gutenberg: Why you should be using it"
WordPress 5.0 is out! It includes a new, so called, block editor. This change will also affect you if you have a WordPress website!
You can now build your posts and pages with blocks, and that’s only the start of something bigger.
We believe that working with the Gutenberg block editor is very nice, so we’re happy to see people move to WordPress 5.0. Do make sure you test it on your site, first! Or read our FAQ about the new block editor.
Must read articles about Gutenberg
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We've gathered 18 frequently asked questions about the new editor in WordPress 5.0: Gutenberg. This will help you get up to date.
We feel the time is right for people to move to WordPress 5.0. The Gutenberg block editor is great to work with, so get ready to update!
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It’s been a busy week for WordPress. WordPress 5.3 finally saw its first beta released and it is jam-packed with great features and improvements. In this edition of WordPress Watch, I’ll highlight some of those features. And of course, I have a few bonus links for you as well. Let’s see what this new WordPress …Read: "What’s inside WordPress 5.3 Beta 1"
The work on the next versions of WordPress and Gutenberg is moving along nicely, which is why today’s WordPress Watch focuses on those two projects. But, there’s more going on in the world of WordPress besides those two projects. So, get ready for a few bonus links again! Hope you enjoy. New features in Gutenberg …Read: "Three new features in Gutenberg 6.5 and more on WordPress 5.3"
Today’s WordPress Watch has a strong focus on the Gutenberg block editor. Two different tweets prompted me to focus on what you can do with the editor a bit more. We’ll discuss improvements to the editor, as well as useful plugins that integrate with the block editor, so I hope you enjoy this edition. Don’t …Read: "Gutenberg block editor improvements, and integrating plugins"
It’s Monday, time for a fresh WordPress Watch. We’ve got more news on Twenty Twenty in WordPress 5.3 and there’s an update on what’s going to be the next big focus of the Gutenberg project. There’s also exciting news about the integration of two different solutions. Let’s get to it! Twenty Twenty! Last week it …Read: "Content areas in Gutenberg, Twenty Twenty update and Elementor integration"
Lots of noteworthy news from WordPress land over the last week. Gutenberg is back on our radar with a new version. I’ll also highlight a new project that’s underway that aims to find a better solution for all those notifications in your WordPress Dashboard. And, there are bonus links. Of course! Let’s dive straight in! …Read: "Gutenberg 6.4, WP Local Environment and WP Notify progress"
A new week, a new WordPress Watch. We saw work for WordPress 5.3 getting properly underway. There was also news about some exciting integrations built to for the Block Editor. And, of course, we have a few bonus links for you as well again today. Let’s see what happened this week in the world of …Read: "WordPress 5.3, Block Lab, and Members Block Permission add-on"
The past week was all about two big plugins releasing important updates. Both WooCommerce and Gutenberg got significant improvements. Gutenberg saw another accessibility improvement and WooCommerce now has even more integration with, well, Gutenberg 😄. Let’s dive in and see what’s what! WooCommerce introduces more Block Editor integration WooCommerce 3.7 was released last week and …Read: "WooCommerce 3.7 and Gutenberg 6.3 updates"
You might think it would be quiet in the world of WordPress because of the summer holidays, but there are some interesting things beeping on my radar. What about the next major version of WordPress: the 5.3 release? Also, the developers of Atomic Blocks and EditorKits haven’t been loitering around; they’ve added some useful features …Read: "WordPress 5.3, Atomic Blocks and EditorsKit"
After a short break, we’ve returned with a new WordPress Watch. In today’s edition, let’s check out a cool new way to share your code in the block editor. We’ll also look at some nice updates to the Gutenberg project – which includes new features for the block editor in the next major release of …Read: "Syntax-highlighting Code Block, theme accessibility news and Gutenberg 6.2"