What’s new in Gutenberg? (17th August)

The release this week introduces a few significant user experience improvements. The inserter has been tweaked to accommodate new icons for all coreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress. blocks (with core embeds showing the icon for the corresponding service), more visual breathing room, and better handling of searches with diacritics. The new icons aim to encourage people creating their own blocks to supply their own SVG—the hope is to make sure we can avoid multiple cases of duplicated icons diminishing the overall ability to quickly scan blocks.

The publishing flow has been updated to show the tagtag A directory in Subversion. WordPress uses tags to store a single snapshot of a version (3.6, 3.6.1, etc.), the common convention of tags in version control systems. (Not to be confused with post tags.) input panel and post format selector before publishing. Previewing should also be a bit more robust in handling the new tab.

A new help modal—showing all available keyboard shortcuts—has also been added. Several shortcuts have been introduced: inserting a new 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. before / after the current block, toggling the inspector settings, removing a block, and showing said help menu.

Likewise, there are several 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, notably for IE11 users.

Showing the new keyboard shortcuts panel.

3.6 🥒

Deprecations removed with this version.

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