Keeping up with Gutenberg: Index 2021

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.

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2020 Gutenberg Index

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April 2021

2021-04-16 #themesreview Gutenberg + Themes: Week of Apr 12, 2021 (u)

2021-04-15 #core Full Site Editing Go/No Go | April 14, 2021 (u)

2021-04-14 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 10.4? (14 April) (u)

2021-04-14 #core-editor Editor chat summary: 14 April 2021 (m)

2021-04-14 #test FSE Program Testing Call #5: Query Quest (u)

2021-04-09 #themesreview Gutenberg + Themes: Week of Apr 9, 2021 (u)

2021-04-08 #test Hallway Hangout: Discussion on Full Site Editing Issues/PRs/Designs (8 April) (m)

2021-04-08 #core Full Site Editing Scope for WP5.8 (u)

2021-04-08 #core-editor What’s next in Gutenberg? (April 2021) (u)

2021-04-08 #core-css CSS Chat Summary: 01 April 2021 (m)

2021-04-08 #themesreview Block Themes Meeting Notes — April 7, 2021 (m)

2021-04-07 #core WordPress 5.7.1 RC 1 (u)

2021-04-07 #core-editor Editor chat summary: 7 April 2021(m)

2021-04-05 #core-editor Editor chat summary: 31 March 2021(m)

2021-04-05 #core A Week in Core – April 5, 2021(u)

2021-04-02 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 10.3? (31 March) (u)

2021-04-02 #themereview Gutenberg + Themes: Week of Apr 2, 2021 (u)

March 2021

2021-03-31 #design Monthly Design Team Show & Tell: March 2021 (u)

2021-03-31 #core Core Editor Improvement: Easier than ever to find the blocks you need (u)

2021-03-30 #core 5.8 Pre-planning (u)

2021-03-30 News So you want to make block patterns? (r)

2021-03-31 #design Patterns Directory (u)

2021-03-30 #test FSE Program Custom 404 Page Testing Summary (u)

2021-03-30 #core-css CSS Chat Summary: 25 March 2021 (m)

2021-03-29 #core Talking Full Site Editing with Matías Ventura (WPBriefing podcast)

2021-03-26 #themes Gutenberg + Themes: Week of March 25, 2021 (u)

2021-03-25 #test FSE Program Testing Call #4: Building a restaurant themed header (u)

2021-03-25 #core Dev Chat meeting Summary – March 24, 2021 (m)

2021-03-24 #core-editor Core Editor Meeting Notes 24 March, 2021 (m)

2021-03-23 #core-editor Core Editor Improvement: Performance Matters (u)

2021-03-23 #core-editor Gallery Block Update – Call for Testing (u)

2021-03-22 #core-editor Core Editor Meeting Notes 17 March, 2021(m)

2021-03-19 #themesreview Gutenberg + Themes: Week of March 18, 2021 (u)

2021-03-18 #core-editor Proposal: Native TypeScript support in Gutenberg (u)

2021-03-18 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 10.2? (17 March)(u)

2021-03-17 #core CSS Chat Summary: 11 March 2021 (m)

2021-03-15 #core High level feedback from the FSE Program (March 2021) (u)

2021-03-12 #core Early Thoughts on WP5.8 Planning (u)

2021-03-11 #themesreview Gutenberg + Themes: Week of March 11, 2021(u)

2021-03-11 #core Full Site Editing Pre-Merge Overview (u)

2021-03-11 #core Block Editor Handbook: restructuring project update (March 12)(u)

2021-03-11 #core Dev Chat Summary for March 10, 2021 (m)

2021-03-09 #test FSE Program Testing Call #3: Create a fun & custom 404 page (u)

2021-03-09 #mobile Mobile Team Update – March 9th (u)

2021-03-09 #core-css CSS Chat Summary: 04 March 2021 (m)

2021-03-08 #core-editor What’s next in Gutenberg? (March 2021) (u)

2021-03-08 #core-editor Publishing WordPress packages to npm (u)

2021-03-05 #core Dual-Licensing Gutenberg: Next Steps (u)

2021-03-05 #themesreview Gutenberg + Themes: Week of March 4, 2021 (u)

2021-03-04 #core-editor Core Editor Improvement: Need for (page/post) Speed (u)

2021-03-04 #core-editor Core Editor Chat Notes 3 Mar., 2020 (m)

2021-03-04 #core Discussion: Dropping support for IE11 (r)

2021-03-04 #core-editor Discussion: Dropping support for IE11 (u)

2021-03-03 #design Design Team Meeting Notes March 3, 2021 (m)

2021-03-03 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 10.1? (3 March) (u)

2021-03-03 #design Testing a Gutenberg Pull Request (PR) (r)

2021-03-02 #core-css CSS Chat Summary: 25 February 2021 9m)

2021-03-01 #design Design Team Show and Tell Summary: February 2021 (m)

February 2021

2021-02-26 #themesreview Gutenberg + Themes: Week of Feb 25, 2021 (u)

2021-02-24 #themesreview Meeting Notes | Matt, Josepha, and Theme Team (m)

2021-02-24 #news Did You Know About Reusable Blocks? (u)

2021-02-24 #core-edtior Editor chat summary: 24 February 2021 (m)

2021-02-23 #core-editor DevNotesdev note Each important change in WordPress Core is documented in a developers note, (usually called dev note). Good dev notes generally include: a description of the change; the decision that led to this change a description of how developers are supposed to work with that change. Dev notes are published on Make/Core blog during the beta phase of WordPress release cycle. Publishing dev notes is particularly important when plugin/theme authors and WordPress developers need to be aware of those changes.In general, all dev notes are compiled into a Field Guide at the beginning of the release candidate phase. for WordPress .5.7

2021-02-23 #updates An Update to make/news (u)

2021-02-23 #core-editor Editor chat summary: Wednesday, 17 February 2021 (u)

2021-02-23 #mobile Mobile Team Update – Feb 23rd (u)

2021-02-19 #themesreview Gutenberg + Themes: Week of Feb 15, 2021 (u)

2021-02-19 #core-editor Hallway Hangout: Fool me once — Writing end-to-end tests against regressions (u)

2021-02-19 #core-css CSS Chat Summary: 18 February 2021 (m)

2021-02-18 #test FSE Program Testing Call #2: Build a Homepage with Site Editing Blocks (u)

2021-02-18 #docs A home and a name for Site Editor Documentation (Full Site Editing Feature) (d)

2021-02-18 #core WordPress 5.7: A new dynamic hook to filter the content of a single block (u)

2021-02-18 #core-css CSS Chat Summary: 11 February 2021 (m)

2021-02-18 #core Dev chat Meeting Summary: 17 Feb 2021 (m)

2021-02-17 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 10.0? (17 February) (u) 💯 🙌 🎉

2021-02-17 #themesreview Block Themes Meeting Notes — Feb 17, 2021 (m)

2021-02-15 #core-editor Core Editor Notes 10 Feb., 2020 (m)

2021-02-12 #themesreview Gutenberg + Themes: Week of Feb 8, 2021(u)

2021-02-11 #core-editor Bringing the power of blocks to Widgets (u)

2021-02-11 #core-editor Core Editor Improvement: New Preferences experience (u)

2021-02-11 #core-css CSS Chat Summary: 04 February 2021 (m)

2021-02-11 #designer Design team meeting notes Feb. 10 2021 (m)

2021-02-08 #mobile Mobile Team Update – Feb 8th (u)

2021-02-08 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 9.9? (5 February) (u)

2021-02-08 #core-editor Editor chat summary: 3 February, 2021

2021-02-05 #fse-outreach-experiments FSE Program: Connecting with Local Communities (u)

2021-02-05 #fse-outreach-experiments FSE Program: Test FSE Anytime (u)

2021-02-05 #fse-outreach-experiments FSE Program: Bring your questions (u)

2021-02-04 #core Devchat notes – 3 February 2021(m)

2021-02-04 #themesreview Gutenberg 9.9: New JSON structure for theme.json files (u)

2021-02-03 #themesreview Gutenberg + Themes: Week of Jan 25, 2021 (u)

2021-02-03 #themesreview Block-based Meeting Notes – February 3 (m)

2021-02-03 #design Show and Tell meeting notes – January 27, 2021 (m)

2021-02-01 #core Full Site Editing and Themes: where things are (u)

2021-02-01 #core What’s next in Gutenberg? (February 2021) (u)

January 2021

2021-01-28 #core-media Media Meeting Recap – January 28, 2021 (m)

2021-01-28 #themereview Themes Team Meeting Notes – January 26 (m)

2021-01-28 #core WordPress 5.6.1 RC1 (u)

2021-01-28 #core-css CSS Chat Summary: 28 January 2021(m)

2021-01-27 #core-editor Editor chat summary: 27th January 2021 (m)

2021-01-26 #mobile Mobile Team Update – Jan 26th (u)

2021-01-23 #core-css CSS Chat Summary: 21 January 2021 (m)

2021-01-22 #themereview Gutenberg + Themes: Week of Jan 18, 2021 (u)

2021-01-21#core Big Picture Goals 2021 (u)

2021-01-21 #themereview Block-based Meeting Notes – January 20 (m)

2021-01-20 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 9.8? (20 January) (u)

2021-01-15 #test FSE Program Template Editing Testing Summary (u)

2021-01-15 #docs Block Editor Handbook: restructuring project update (15 January) (u)

2021-01-15 #themesreview Gutenberg + Themes: Week of Jan 11, 2021 (u)

2021-01-14 #core-css CSS Chat Summary: 07 January 2021 (m)

2021-01-14 #core-editor Stale Issues in Gutenberg Repository (u)

2021-01-13 #core-editor Editor chat summary: Wednesday, 13 January 2021

2021-01-12 #core-editor Editor chat summary: Wednesday, 6 January 2021 (u)

2021-01-08 #core-editor Core Editor Improvement: Drag & Drop Blocks and Patterns from the Inserter (u)

2021-01-08 #themesreview Gutenberg + Themes: Week of Jan 4, 2021 (u)

2021-01-07 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg? (6 January) 9.7 release (u)

2021-01-06 #core-editor What’s next in Gutenberg? (January 2021) (u)

2021-01-06 #themesreview Block-based Meeting Notes — January 6 (m)


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