What’s new in Gutenberg? (3rd April)

Foundational work and initial UIUI User interface explorations to implement the 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.-based widgets screen are on-going. In the meantime, the contributors worked on a number of 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 and improvements. All the bug-fixes will be included in the next 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. of WordPress 5.2.

Vertical alignment support

5.4

Features

Enhancements

Bug Fixes

Documentation

Various

Performance Benchmark

The following benchmark compares performance for a particularly sizeable post (~ 36000 words, ~ 1000 blocks) over the last releases. Such a large post isn’t representative of the average editing experience, but is adequate for spotting variations in performance.

Version Loading Time KeyPress event (typing)
Gutenberg 5.4.0 5.61s 74.88ms
Gutenberg 5.3.0 5.65s 73.37ms
Gutenberg 4.8 (WordPress 5.1) 8.21s 150.22ms
Gutenberg 4.7 (WordPress 5.0) 14.15s 201.27ms

👏 Kudos to all the contributors. Thank you.

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