What’s New in Gutenberg? (6th February)

@mapk said earlier that the Gutenberg repository is on fire 🔥, he was not lying. More than 52 contributors participated in this release.

This release is also the first release dropping support for WordPress versions prior to 5.0.

As part of the widgets 2 blocks project, this release introduces the RSS block.

RSS Block

The amazon kindle embed provider has been added recently to WordPress, this release adds the corresponding block to the editor.

Amazon Kindle Embed Block

It also brings some improvements to existing blocks including the possibility to define a custom focal point for the cover block’s background.

Cover Focal Point Picker

5.0 🇩🇪

Features

Enhancements

Bug Fixes

Various

Documentation

Chore

Mobile


👏 Kudos to all the contributors. Thank you.

#core-editor, #editor, #gutenberg