What’s New in Gutenberg? (21st June)

Coming back from a great WCEU, it was cool to see a lot of examples of what people are already building with GutenbergGutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/ and the overall sense of shared enthusiasm.

This releaseRelease A release is the distribution of the final version of an application. A software release may be either public or private and generally constitutes the initial or new generation of a new or upgraded application. A release is preceded by the distribution of alpha and then beta versions of the software. includes a new system for walking a new user through the interface via tips. There’s also a new iteration of the 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. sibling inserter that continues the effort to consolidate all the multiple interactions that are possible while reducing UIUI User interface weight.

Previewing and auto-saves has also gotten a lot of work, improving the auto-save mechanism and allowing to preview changes to already published posts. There’s also a lot of bugbug A bug is an error or unexpected result. Performance improvements, code optimization, and are considered enhancements, not defects. After feature freeze, only bugs are dealt with, with regressions (adverse changes from the previous version) being the highest priority. fixes, details, improvements, and tightening of components and APIs. For example, creating a shared block from an HTMLHTML HyperText Markup Language. The semantic scripting language primarily used for outputting content in web browsers. block now defaults to be in preview mode when a user inserts it.

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