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.

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.

See Explanations on the bottom.

WordPress 5.7 Development Cycle


Find the 2020 Gutenberg Index on this page

January 2021


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)


  • #team identifies a team’s WordPress Slack channel. Join the Slack space.
  • (m) = Meeting Summaries/Notes, check here for meeting days and times
  • (r) = general resource
  • (u) = indicates an update to software, methods, processes or discussions
  • We use universal date format in yyyy-mm-dd to indicate publication date.
  • Separators divide the list by weeks
  • This page started in January 2021. The index started in July 2020

Big thanks to Anne McCarthy @annezazu and William Patton @williampatton for support and review.

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