What’s new in Gutenberg? (11th October)

4.0 is at the release candidaterelease candidate One of the final stages in the version release cycle, this version signals the potential to be a final release to the public. Also see alpha (beta). stage, which can be grabbed here.

Our 40th 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. is going to be a long one. Main changes are the introduction of a new data structure for RichText that will allow building sophisticated interfaces for inline content that we can 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). portable and relevant to mobile too.

It also has improvements for blocks, a way to set a different color as the overlay for Cover Image, a new font size picker that is clearer to use and scales much better, a cool Pullquote style variation, etc. This crosses a lot of the pending items.

There are also several interface improvements, including the ability to search categories, post locking when multiple people interact with the editor, better handling of floats, and many more.

Updated Font Size Picker component

4.0 🍯

Bug Fixes

Other Changes


Deprecations removed with this version.

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