Components Maintainers and Gutenberg

In this week’s DevChat, @jeffpaul asked: One thing I’ve become curious about is how some components should potentially be looking to support current/future phases of Gutenberg? Thinking here about Customizer, Widgets, Menus, and the like. Is there anyone on the Gutenberg team that’s working with those components to see how those maintainers/contributor teams could help […]

What’s new in Gutenberg? (12 February)

This is the last release that is going to be fully included in WordPress 5.4, containing one week of updates from 45 contributors. The release cycle was temporarily shortened to align features with WordPress 5.4 Beta 1. The Social Links block has been in the works since a few releases, but now it’s a stable […]

What’s new in Gutenberg? (5 February)

More than 51 contributors participated in this exciting release. It introduce some handy color related features to the Group and Columns block. Instead of changing the text color block by block you can now wrap a group blocks in a Group block and assign the base color to the parent block. For consistency with the […]

What's next in Gutenberg? (February)

This is a monthly update containing the high-level items that Gutenberg contributors are focusing on for the next month. Join us in our efforts. WordPress 5.4 The main priority for this month is to ensure that the version of Gutenberg included n WordPress 5.4 is stable and performant. Fix all critical bugs discovered before and […]

What’s new in Gutenberg? (22 January)

The second Gutenberg release of 2020 includes 159 PRs by 56 contributors! The navigation block received again quite a few improvements this release. You now have the ability to set text and background colours! This release we’ve also made some considerable performance improvements. The average time of an input event has almost been reduced by […]

What’s new in Gutenberg? (8 January)

The first Gutenberg release of 2020 includes not less than 180 PRs 😍crafted by more than 56 contributors. These change include some of the most asked for features from the community. It includes a new Buttons block to align more than one button in a row. Several block plugins had this block available already and […]

What’s next in Gutenberg? (January)

This is a monthly update containing the high-level items that Gutenberg contributors are focusing on for the next month. Join us in our efforts. Block Content Areas Work on this major focus is ongoing and is expected to continue iterating over the next months. Work on a separate Edit Site UI Load the front page […]

What’s new in Gutenberg? (11 December)

Gutenberg 7.1 is a big release with 161 pull requests merged. Thank you to all the contributors of this release! The release contains many refactors to the code base to make future changes possible, e.g., refactors to functional components so it is possible to use new hooks that are available. This release tries to make […]

What’s next in Gutenberg? (December)

This is a monthly update containing the high-level items that Gutenberg contributors are focusing on for the next month. Join us in our efforts. Block Content Areas The previous weeks saw a lot of iterations towards building the block content areas APIs and the full site editing experience (Post content, Post title, Site title blocks […]

What’s new in Gutenberg? (27 November)

More than 51 contributors helped shape the 7.0.0 Gutenberg release. It’s one of the biggest number of contributors we’ve ever had. The release includes a big number of fixes and enhancements to the Navigation block and marks it as a stable feature. In terms of APIs, developers will be happy to know that this PR […]