WordPress 5.0 has been released and with it the new block Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience. editor for composing posts has been released.
There are exciting possibilities afforded by the new interface and we like to show off new things. So, we’re showcasing plugins that are block-enabled.
If you’ve written a plugin A plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party that introduces or improves blocks, or know of a plugin that does, email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. Note that these must be plugins with their block-enabled version currently available in the Plugin Directory.
We’re featuring these plugins in a new “Blocks-Enabled Plugins” section in the directory, as well as in a new section on the WordPress Plugins homepage.
We will be doing something similar with themes soon, so stay tuned!