Keeping up with Gutenberg: Index 2024

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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. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/-related 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.


March 2024

February 2024

2024-02-29 #core-dev-blogblog (versus network, site) An introduction to block-based mega menus (r)

2024-02-29 #core Performance improvements for registering block variations with callbacks (r)

2024-02-29 #core Hallway Hangout: Let’s chat about WordPress Playground (r)

2024-02-28 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 17.8? (28 February) (u)

2024-02-28 #core Core-Editor Updates from Dev Chat (u)

2024-02-28 #core Summary of Hallway Hangout on overlapping problems in the Site Editor (r)

2024-02-27 #core Connect with the GitHub Outreach group to request feedback or further testing (r)

2024-02-26 #design Design Share: Feb 12-Feb 23 (u)


2024-02-24 #core Recap Hallway Hangout: What’s next for the outreach program? (u)

2024-02-20 #core-dev-blog Introducing Block Bindings, part 1: connecting custom fields (r)

2024-02-19 #core Hallway Hangout: Let’s chat about overlapping problems in the Site Editor

2024-02-19 #core-editor Merge Announcement: Interactivity API

2024-02-19 #core-editor WP Briefing Episode 73: Inside the Interactivity API


2024-02-13 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 17.7? (14th February) (u)

2024-02-12 #design Design Share: Jan 29-Feb 9 (u)


2024-02-10 #core Core Editor Improvement: Power in the Details (u)

2024-02-10 #core-dev-blog What’s new for developers? (February 2024) (r)

2024-02-09 #themereview Recap of Hallway Hangout on Intrinsic Design (r)

2024-02-08 #core Improving block development documentation: 2023 recap and a look ahead (u)

2024-02-06 #core-dev-blog Adding and using grid support in WordPress themes (r)


2024-02-02 #core-dev-blog Developer Blog editorial meeting summary, February 1, 2024 (m)

2024-02-01 #core New Commit Message Requirements in Git: Hello Props Bot (u)

January 2024

2024-01-31 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 17.6? (31 January) (u)

2024-01-30 #themereview Hallway Hangout: Intrinsic Design (u)

2024-01-29 #core-dev-blog How to disable specific blocks in WordPress (r)

2024-01-29 #design Design Share: Jan 15-Jan 26 (u)

2024-01-29 #core Proposal: What’s next for the Outreach program (u)


2024-01-25 #core WordPress 6.4.3 RC1 is now available (u)

2024-01-23 #core Core Editor Improvement: Robust Revisions in the Site Editor (r)

2024-01-22 #core-dev-blog Building dynamic block-based attachment templates in themes (r)


2024-01-19 #core Big Picture Goals 2024 (u)

2024-01-19 #core-editor Editor: Important milestones for WordPress 6.5 (u)

2024-01-18 #core WordPress 6.5 release squad formation (u)

2024-01-17 #core Phase 3 Media Meeting: February 7, 2024 (m)

2024-01-17 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 17.5? (17 January 2024) (u)

2024-01-17 #core Hallway Hangout Let’s explore WordPress 6.5 Recap (r)

2024-01-15 #design Design Share: Jan 1-Jan 12 (u)


2024-01-13 #test Early Opportunities to Test WordPress 6.5 (u)

2024-01-11 #themereview New Block-Focused Theme Handbook Docs and What’s Coming in 2024 (u)

2024-01-10 #core-dev-blog What’s new for developers? (January 2024) (r)

2024-01-10 #core Dev Chat agenda, January 10, 2024 (m)

2024-01-08 #core-dev-blogDeveloper Blog editorial meeting summary, January 4, 2024 (m)

2024-01-08 #core Phase 3 Agency Outreach Recap, December 2023 (u)


2024-01-05 #core-dev-blog 2023: Year in review

2024-01-04 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 17.4? (03 January) (u)

2024-01-02 #design Design Share: Dec 1-Dec 29 (u)

Happy New Year! 🎆 🙌 🎉🥂 Welcome to the 5th year of Gutenberg Index.


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