Keeping up with Gutenberg: Index 2023

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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. 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.

📙 WordPress 6.2 Dev Notes | WordPress 6.3 Release Cycle

May 2023

2023-05-23 #core-editor Editor chat summary: May 17th, 2023 (m)

2023-05-23 #core Core Editor Improvement: Smoother Site Editing (u)

2023-05-22 #design Design Share: May 8—May 19 (u)

2023-05-20 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 15.8? (May 17) (u)

2023-05-19 #themereview Hallway Hangout: Curating the editor and building block themes for clients (r)

2023-05-18 #fse-outreach-experiments FSE Program Testing Call #23: Rapid Revamp (u)

2023-05-18 #core WordPress 6.3 Planning Roundup (u)

2023-05-18 #core-editor Roadmap to 6.3 (u)

2023-05-17 #core-editor Command Center: Request for feedback (u)

2023-05-17 #themereview Theme Handbook Overhaul: Phase 2 (Creating Content) (u)

2023-05-15 #core-editor Editor chat summary: May 10th, 2023 (m)

2023-05-11 #core-dev-blogblog (versus network, site) Developer blog meeting summary: May 4, 2023 (m)

2023-05-11 #fse-outrech-experiments FSE Program Front Page Fun Summary (u)

2023-05-10 #core-dev-blog What’s new for developers? (May 2023) (r)

2023-05-08 #design Design Share: Apr 24–May 5 (u)

2023-05-04 #fse-outreach-experiments FSE Program Build a Block Theme Summary (r)

2023-05-04 #themereview Stacks: The first community theme (u)

2023-05-04 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 15.7? (03 May)(u)

2023-05-04 #core-editor Editor Chat Summary: 3 May 2023 (m)

2023-05-04 #core WordPress 6.2.1 Planning (u)

2023-05-02 #core Let’s talk: WordPress Core & Artificial Intelligence (u)

April 2023

2023-04-26 #core-editor Editor chat summary: 26 April, 2023 (m)

2023-04-25 #core WP Feature Notifications: 2023 Status Update (u)

2023-04-25 #core-dev-blog How webpack and WordPress packages interact (r)

2023-04-21 #core-dev-blog Per-block CSS with theme.json. (r)

2023-04-20 #core-editor Editor chat summary: Wednesday, 19th April 2023 (m)

2023-04-19 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 15.6? (19 April) (u)

2023-04-17 #fse-outreach-experiments FSE Program Testing Call #21: Front Page Fun (r)

2023-04-17 #core-editor Experimental APIs in WordPress Core have largely been tamed (u)

2023-04-14 #project Building Blocks: The Evolution of WordPress 2013-2023 (u)

2023-04-14 #core WordPress 6.3 Planning Proposal & Call for Volunteers (u)

2023-04-14 #core WordPress 6.2 “Dolphy” Retrospective (u)

2023-04-14 #core Recap: WordPress 6.1 “Misha” Retrospective

2023-04-12 #core-editor Editor chat summary: Wednesday, 12th April 2023 (m)

2023-04-12 #themereview Themes Team Meeting Notes – April 11, 2023 (m)

2023-04-12 #core-dev-blog Dev Blog editorial group, April 6, 2023 (m)

2023-04-10 #core-editor Editor chat summary: Wednesday, 5th April 2023 (m)

2023-04-07 #core Preparing for the Next Women & Nonbinary Release Squad (u)

2023-04-05 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 15.5? (05 April) (u)

2023-04-05 #fse-outreach-experiment Hallway Hangout: Let’s chat about Moving to the Site Editor (r)

2023-04-05 #core WordPress 6.2 Performance improvements for all themes (r)

March 2023

2023-03-31 #design Why Jazz? (r)

2023-03-30 #core-editor Proposal: The Interactivity API – A better developer experience in building interactive blocks (r)

2023-03-30 #core-editor Core Editor chat summary: 29th March 2023 (m)

2023-03-29 #fse-outreach-experiments FSE Program Exploration: Build a block theme (u)

2023-03-28 #core-dev-blog Quick and easy local WordPress development with wp-env (r)

2023-03-28 #core-editor Introducing a new block editor handbook scrub (u)

2023-03-28 #core WordPress 6.2 release date updated: March 29, 2023 (u)

2023-03-27 #design Design Share: Mar 13–Mar 24 (u)

2023-03-27 #core-editor Editor chat summary: March 22nd, 2023 (u)

2023-03-24 #core-editor Phase 3: Collaboration (u)

2023-03-24 #core WordPress 6.2 Release Day Process (r)

2023-03-23 #core WordPress 6.2 Release Candidate 4 (u)

2023-03-22 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 15.4 (22 March) (u)

2023-03-22 #core-dev-blog Everything you need to know about spacing in block themes (r)

2023-03-19 #core-editor Editor chat summary: March 15th, 2023 (m)

2023-03-16 #docs Call for volunteers to help with 6.2 end user documentation (u)

2023-03-14 #fse-outreach-program Hallway Hangout: Let’s chat about All Things Layout (u)

2023-03-13 #core-editor FYI: Navigation section of new Site Editor experienced removed for 6.2 RC 2 (u)

2023-03-13 #core-dev-blog Block theme templates: the easy way to build an elegant grid of posts (r)

2023-03-13 #design Design Share: Feb 13–Mar 10 (u)

2023-03-13 #core-editor Editor chat summary: 8 March, 2023 (m)

2023-03-13 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 15.3? (13 March) (u)

2023-03-13 #core 6.2 Live Product Demo Q&A (u)

2023-03-10 #core-dev-blog Dev Blog editorial group, March 2, 2023 (m)

2023-03-10 #core-dev-blog What’s new for developers? (March 2023)(r)

2023-03-10 #core 6.2 Live Product Demo Q&A (r)

2023-03-10 #core-dev-blog Block deprecation – a tutorial (r)

2023-03-10 #themereview Summary: Community Themes Project Kickoff (u)

2023-03-09 #core WordPress 6.2 Field Guide (r)

2023-03-07 #core-editor Patterns API expanded to include template_types property 📙

2023-03-07 #core-editor Introduction of Block Inspector Tabs 📙

2023-03-07 #core-editor Shadows in Global Styles with WordPress 6.2 📙

2023-03-07 #core-editor Introducing the HTML API in WordPress 6.2📙

2023-03-07 #core-editor Miscellaneous Editor changes in WordPress 6.2 📙

2023-03-07 #core-editor Sticky position block support 📙

2023-03-07 #core-editor Upgrading to React 18 and common pitfalls of concurrent mode 📙

2023-03-07 #core-editor Add new prop to ServerSideRender component 📙

2023-03-06 #core-editor Custom CSS for global styles and per block 📙

2023-03-06 #core-editor Minimum height dimensions block support 📙

2023*03-07 #core-editor Style Book preview of blocks in global styles 📙

2023-03-07 #core editor Customize settings for any block in WordPress 6.2 📙

2023-03-04 #core-dev-blog Converting your shortcodes to blocks (r)

2023-03-03 #core-editor Editor Components updates in WordPress 6.2 📙

2023-03-03 #core-dev-blog Creating a custom block that stores post meta (r)

2023-03-3 #themereview Hallway Hangout: Community Themes Initiative (u)

2023-03-01 #core WordPress 6.2 Accessibility Improvements 📙

2023-03-01 #core-editor Editor chat summary: Wednesday, 1st March 2023 (m)

February 2023

2023-02-27 #core-dev-blog Static vs. dynamic blocks: What’s the difference? (r)

2023-02-27 #core-editor Editor chat summary: Wednesday, 22nd February 2023 (m)

2023-02-24 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 15.2? (22 February) (u)

2023-02-23 #core-dev-blog Intrinsic design, theming, and rethinking how to design with WordPress (r)

2023-02-21 #core 6.2 Live Product Demo (m)

2023-02-21 #test Hallway Hangout: Let’s chat about using in the FSE Outreach Program (u)

2023-02-20 #core-editor Editor chat summary: Wednesday, February 15, 2023 (m)

2023-02-17 #core Proposal: Updates to the WordPress Release Cycle (p)

2023-02-17 #core-dev-blog Block theme resources roundup (r)

2023-02-15 #design Design Share: Jan 30-Feb 10 (u)

2023-02-14 #fse-outreach-experiments FSE Program Find Your Style Summary (u)

2023-02-10 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 15.1? (8 February) (u)

2023-02-10 #meta Theme Directory redesign update (u)

2023-03-10 #core-dev-blog What’s new for developers? (February 2023) (r)

2023-02-09 #core-editor Editor chat summary: February 8th, 2023 (m)

2023-02-07 #core Developer Hours is returning (r)

2023-02-07 #core Roadmap to 6.2 (u)

2023-02-07 #test Help Test WordPress 6.2 (r)

2023-02-06 #core-editor Editor chat summary: February 1st, 2023 (m)

2023-02-04 #core Phase 2, Finale (u)

2023-02-03 #core-dev-blog Creating custom block styles in WordPress themes (r)

2023-02-03 #core Hallway Hangout: Performance Improvements for WordPress 6.2 (u)

2023-02-03 #core-dev-blog Developer Blog – Editorial meeting: February 2, 2023 (m)

2023-02-02 #core-editor Core Editor Improvement: Strengthening style options (u)

2023-02-01 #forums Block Editor Live in Most Forums (u)

January 2023

2023-01-30 #design Design Share: Jan 16-Jan 27 (u)

2023-01-30 #core WPBriefing: What Does Concluding a Gutenberg Phase Really Mean? (u)

2023-01-30 #core-editor Core Editor chat summary: 25th January 2023 (m)

2023-01-26 #fse-outreach-experiments Hallway Hangout: Themer Goodies Edition (r)

2023-01-26 #meta Redesign Recent Launches (u)

2023-01-20 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 15.0? (18 January) (u)

2023-01-19 #core-editor Editor chat summary: 18 January, 2023 (m)

2023-01-18 #updated Big Picture Goals 2023 (u)

2023-01-17 #core WordPress 6.2 Planning Roundup (u)

2023-01-17 #core-dev-blog Some very cool things can happen when you hit Enter in a block. (r)

2023-01-16 #design A refresh of (u)

2023-01-16 #design Design Share: Jan 2-Jan 13 (u)

2023-01-16 #fse-outreach-experiments FSE Program Running Through Refinements Summary (u)

2023-01-12 #core-dev-blog Using the box shadow feature for themes (r)

2023-01-11 #core-dev-blog Can you help with topics for the WordPress Developer Blog? (u)

2023-01-11 #core-dev-blog Developer Blog – Editorial meeting: January 5, 2023 (u)

2023-01-11 #fse-outreach-experiments FSE Program Testing Call #20: Find Your Style (u)

2023-01-11 #core-editor Editor chat summary: Wednesday, 11 January 2023 (u)

2023-01-11 #core-editor Update on the work to make building interactive blocks easier (u)

2023-01-10 #core-editor Editor chat summary: Wednesday, 4 January 2023 (u)

2023-01-06 #core Core Editor Improvement: Advancing the Site Editor experience (u)

2023-01-04 #core-editor What’s new in Gutenberg 14.9? (4 January) (u)

2023-01-04 #core-test Proposal to Update Test Handbook Homepage

2023-01-02 #design Design Share: Dec 19–Dec 30 (u)

2023-01-02 #core The Keeping up with Gutenberg Index 2022 is now a child page of this year. (u)

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