What’s new in Gutenberg? (4th August)

0.7.0 🦋

  • Hide placeholders on focus—reduces visual distractions while writing.
  • Add PostAuthor dropdown to the UIUI User interface.
  • Add theme support for customized color palettes and a shared component (applies to cover text and button blocks).
  • Add theme support for wide images.
  • Report on missing headings in the document outline feature.
  • Update block validation to makemake A collection of P2 blogs at make.wordpress.org, which are the home to a number of contributor groups, including core development (make/core, formerly "wpdevel"), the UI working group (make/ui), translators (make/polyglots), the theme reviewers (make/themes), resources for plugin authors (make/plugins), and the accessibility working group (make/accessibility). it less prone to over-eagerness with trivial changes (like whitespace and new lines).
  • Attempt to create an embed blockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. automatically when pasting URL on a single line.
  • Save post before previewing.
  • Improve operations with “lists”, enter on empty item creates new paragraph block, handling backspace, etc.

Other changes:

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