Keeping up with Gutenberg: Index 2022

This page is the one place you can bookmark for GutenbergGutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. team posts of CoreCore Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress., Core-Editor, Core-js, Core-css, Design, MetaMeta Meta is a term that refers to the inside workings of a group. For us, this is the team that works on internal WordPress sites like WordCamp Central and Make WordPress., and Themes, and other teams, when relevant. It’s a chronological listing, not topical. Latest on top.

Discussions are in the #core-editor SlackSlack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at channel and development happens in the Gutenberg GitHub repository.

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May 2022

2022-05-20 #core Core Editor Improvement: Creating & containing containers (u)

2022-05-19 #core-editor Editor Chat Summary: 18th May 2022 (m)

2022-05-16 #core-editor Editor chat summary: 11 May, 2022 (m)

2022-05-12 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 13.2? (May 11) (u)

2022-05-11 #design Design Team Show & Tell — May 2022 (m)

2022-05-09 #design Design Share: Apr 25–May 6 (u)

2022-05-05 #core-editor Editor chat summary: Wednesday, 4 May 2022 (m)

2022-05-05 #core Updates to the @wordpress/create-block templating system 📙

2022-05-05 #core Block Locking Settings in WordPress 6.0 📙

2022-05-03 #core WordPress 6.0 Field Guide 📙

2022-05-03 #core Block Editor miscellaneous Dev Notes for WordPress 6.0 📙

2022-05-03 #core Page creation patterns in WordPress 6.0 📙

2022-05-03 #core Global Styles variations in WordPress 6.0 📙

2022-05-03 #core Separator block: Updated to use block supports color settings 📙

2022-05-03 #core Block markup updates for image, quote, list and group blocks 📙

2022-05-03 #core Support for handling resolution errors for Editor data module 📙

2022-05-02 #core-editor Editor chat summary: Wednesday, 27 April 2022 (m)

April 2022

2022-04-28 #themereview Latest changes in Gutenberg + Themes: 13.0 release (u)

2022-04-27 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 13.1? (27 April) (u)

2022-04-27 #core Exploration to enable better Developer and Visitor Experiences with blocks (u)

2022-04-26 #fse-outreach-experiment FSE Program Authoring an Author Template Summary (u)

2022-04-25 #design Design Share: Apr 11–22 (u)

2022-04-24 #core-editor Editor chat summary: Wednesday, 20 April 2022 (u)

2022-04-22 #core Status of Webfonts API for WordPress 6.0 Inclusion (u)

2022-04-20 #core WordPress 6.0 Accessibility Improvements (u)

2022-04-19 #core-editor Editor chat summary: Wednesday, 13 April 2022 (m)

2022-04-14 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 13.0? (14 April) (u)

2022-04-13 #design Design Team Show & Tell — April 2022 (u)

2022-04-13 #core-editor Core Styles and Theme Customization: the next steps (u)

2022-04-12 #test Help Wanted: Test WordPress 6.0 (u)

2022-04-11 #design Design Share: Mar 28–Apr 8 (u)

2022-04-08 #test Help Test the Comments Blocks for WordPress 6.0 (u)

2022-04-07 #core 6.0 Product Walk-Through Recap (u)

2022-04-07 #core-editor Editor Chat Summary: April 6, 2022 (m)

2022-04-06 #themereview Gutenberg + Themes: Week of April 4th, 2022 (u)

2022-04-05 #fse-outreach-program FSE Program Hyping Headers Summary (u)

2022-04-04 #fse-outreach-program FSE Program: Answers from Round Four of Questions (u)

March 2022

2022-03-31 #fse-outreach-program FSE Program Testing Call #13: Authoring an Author Template (u)

2022-03-30 #core 6.0 Product Walk-Through (u)

2022-03-30 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 12.9? (30 March) (u)

2022-03-30 #core-editor Editor chat summary: 30 March, 2022 (m)

2022-03-28 #design Design Share: Mar 14–25 (u)

2022-03-24 #core-editor Editor chat summary: 23 March, 2022 (m)

2022-03-23 #docs Summary of Docs Team Meeting March 22, 2022 (m)

2022-03-23 #core Migrating WordPress E2E tests to Playwright (u)

2022-03-18 #themereview Gutenberg + Themes: Week of March 14th, 2022 (u)

2022-03-18 #core-editor Editor chat summary: Wednesday, 16 March 2022 (u)

2022-03-16 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 12.8? (16 March)(u)

2022-03-16 #fse-outreach FSE Program: Bring your questions – Round Three (u)

2022-03-16 #meta Coming soon: Block Pattern Directory Submissions (u)

2022-03-14 #design Design Share: Feb 28–Mar 11 (u)

2022-03-14 #core-editor Editor Chat Summary: 9th March 2022 (m)

2022-03-02 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 12.7? (2 March) (u)

2022-03-02 #core-editor Editor chat summary: Wednesday, March 2, 2022 (m)

February 2022

2022-02-28 #design Design Share: Feb 14–25 (u)

2022-02-28 #core-editor Editor chat summary: Wednesday, February 23, 2022 (u)

2022-02-25 #core Proposal to Start a News blog on

2022-02-25 #fse-outreach-experiment FSE Program All Things Media Summary (u)

2022-02-24 #core February 8th Gutenberg Developer Hours – Session Evaluation (u)

2022-02-23 #themereview Themes Team Meeting Notes – February 23, 2022 (u)

2022-02-23 #fse-outreach-experiment FSE Program Testing Call #12: Hyping Headers (u)

2022-02-21 #core-editor Editor chat summary: Wednesday, 16 February 2022 (m)

2022-02-18 #themereview Gutenberg + Themes: Week of February 14th, 2022 (u)

2022-02-16 #core WordPress 6.0 Planning Roundup (u)

2022-02-16 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 12.6? (16 February) (u)

2022-02-16 #fse-outreach-experiment Hallway Hangout: All Things Media (u)

2022-02-15 #design Show and Tell — February 2022 (u)

2022-02-14 #designDesign Share (u)

2022-02-10 #project A Theory of Technology Adoption in the WordPress Project (u)

2022-02-09 #core Cover Block Refactor Dev Note (u) 📗

2022-02-09 #core-editor Editor chat summary: February 9th, 2022 (m)

2022-02-09 #core Core Editor Improvement: Curated experiences with locking APIs & theme.json (u)

2022-02-03 #themereview The Future of Block Theme Meetings (u)

2022-02-03 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 12.5? (February 2nd) (u)

2022-02-02 #fse-outreach-experiment FSE Program Exploration: All Things Media (u)

2022-02-02 #core-editor Editor chat summary: 2 February, 2022 (m)

January 2022

2022-01-31 #core-editor Editor chat summary: 26 January 2022 (m)

2022-01-31 #themereview Gutenberg + Themes: Week of January 24th, 2022 (u)

2022-01-28 #core Developer Hours now scheduled, first event Feb 8th, 2022 (u)

2022-01-27 #core Proposal: 2022 Major Release Timing (u)

2022-01-26 #core-editor Preliminary Roadmap for 6.0 (Gutenberg Phase 2) (u)

2022-01-26 #core-editor Proposed improvements to the Core Editor chat agenda and format (u)

2022-01-25 #themereview Themes Team Meeting Notes – January 25, 2022 (m)

2022-01-21 #test Meeting notes: Discussion about Playwright as the e2e framework for WordPress (m)

2022-01-20 #core-editor Editor Chat Summary: 19th January 2022 (m)

2022-01-19 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 12.4 ( 19 January ) (u)

2022-01-17 #core-editor Editor chat summary: Wednesday, 12 January 2022 (m)

2022-01-12 #themereview Themes Team Meeting Notes – January 11, 2022 (m)

2022-01-10 #core WordPress 5.9 Field Guide (u)

2022-01-08 #core-editor Updates for Settings, Styles, and theme.json (u) 📗

2022-01-07 #core-editor Locking Blocks in WordPress 5.9 (u) 📗

2022-01-07 #core-editor Theme-focused changes and filters in WordPress 5.9 (u) 📗

2022-01-07 #core State of the Customizer with block themes in WordPress 5.9 (u) 📗

2022-01-07 #core-editor The new Navigation block (u) 📗

2022-01-06 #core-css CSS Chat Summary: 16 December 2021 (m)

2022-01-05 #themereview Block-based Themes Meeting Notes: January 5, 2022 (m)

2022-01-05 #themereview Themes Team Meeting Notes – January 4, 2022. (m)

2022-01-05 #core Bundled theme updates with WordPress 5.9 (u) 📗

2022-01-05 #core WordPress 5.9 Performance Improvements (u)

2022-01-05 #core-js Proposal: Changes to JavaScript Coding Standards for Full Prettier Compatibility (u)

2022-01-03 #core-editor Block themes, a new way to build themes in WordPress 5.9 (u) 📗

2022-01-03 #core-editor New API to access global settings & styles (u) 📗

2022-01-03 #core-editor Miscellaneous block editor changes in WordPress 5.9 (u)📗

2022-01-03 #core Proposal: Approving Block Pattern Directory Submissions (u)

2022-01-02 #core The December 2021 Team posts moved to the Index 2021 child page. This page was prepped for this year. (u)

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