What’s new in Gutenberg? (12th November)

This update gathers a big number of fixes and improvements. It also completes many accessibilityAccessibility Accessibility (commonly shortened to a11y) refers to the design of products, devices, services, or environments for people with disabilities. The concept of accessible design ensures both “direct access” (i.e. unassisted) and “indirect access” meaning compatibility with a person’s assistive technology (for example, computer screen readers). (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Accessibility) tasks — the original milestone for blockers is now closed.

Version 4.3 is fully released and BetaBeta A pre-release of software that is given out to a large group of users to trial under real conditions. Beta versions have gone through alpha testing in-house and are generally fairly close in look, feel and function to the final product; however, design changes often occur as part of the process. 4 will be coming later in the day.

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4.3 / WordPress 5.0 (Beta 4) 🐺

Bug Fixes

Other Changes



Mobile Apps

Deprecations removed with this version.

Status Update

  • Current PRs for review: 35 in 4.4 Milestone.
  • Open issues in 5.0 RCrelease 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).: 162.
  • Open issues in 5.0.0: 2.
  • Open issues in 5.0.1: 2.
  • Open issues in 5.0.x (fast follow): 15.
  • Current beta: Beta 3, November 5.
  • Current pluginPlugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party: 4.3, released today.
  • Next beta: Beta 4, planned for today.

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