What’s New in Gutenberg? (6th July)

This release generally completes our MVPMinimum Viable Product "A minimum viable product (MVP) is a product with just enough features to satisfy early customers, and to provide feedback for future product development." - WikiPedia feature set for the editor by adding inline images, 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. style variations, and a new columns approach. Switching focus to bugs, enhancements, compatibility, and APIAPI An API or Application Programming Interface is a software intermediary that allows programs to interact with each other and share data in limited, clearly defined ways. stability from now on. Worth noting that there’s people working on some more individual blocks (a few widgets and playlist) to be included when ready.

The most significant addition is block style variations. This will allow registration of alternate styles (based on class names) for any block, with automated real thumbnails and live previews built in to the block transformation tool. We have added them to the Quote, Button, and Separator blocks for illustration. The public API will be exposed in a future release.

Block Style Variations

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All Updates

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