The new WordPress block-based editor Gutenberg is coming to the WordPress soon. While no one has yet defined where Gutenberg will next be used, its been well architected for reuse, which is great, because plugin developers can now use these components in other interfaces, in the WordPress admin and beyond. Because the Gutenberg team is currently moving a lot of the code that is most likely to be reused into npm modules, this makes it very simple to reuse the Gutenberg components in a React app, even if it isn’t in WordPress. That’s not the only way to import Gutenberg […]
Editor’s Note: This post will be updated with each new group announcement. WordCamp Europe, the biggest WordCamp in the world, is just around the corner in Belgrade, Serbia. Users gather from all over to celebrate the CMS. Organizers have started announcing speakers in groups based on the topic they’re talking about. Group One: Open Source and the Web The first group was announced last week and revolves around Open Source and the Web. Paolo Belcastro is going to be talking about “The World of WordPress” David Needham will tackle, “An Intro to Drupal for WordPress Users” Hajj Flemings will talk […]
In case you missed it, developers recently announced Gutenberg Cloud, a new way for WordPress and Drupal users to create their custom Gutenberg content blocks. To learn more about it, check out our newest News Drop video. Don’t forget to check out our other editorial toons!
Doc’s WordPress News Drop is a weekly report on the most pressing WordPress news. When the news drops, I will pick it up and deliver it right to you. You may have noticed that WordPress 4.9.8 includes a “Try Gutenberg” button. In this week’s video, which was shot at WordCamp for Publishers, we talk to Janna Hilfterty to learn how best to try the Gutenberg feature on your WordPress site.
Love it or loathe it, Gutenberg is here to stay. As such, getting your WordPress themes and plugins to work with the new editor should be a primary concern. Truth be told, if you’re only just thinking about this aspect now, you’re cutting things pretty close. However, there’s still enough time to prepare your products, especially with some third-party help. Daniel Bachhuber’s Gutenberg-related projects have been featured on the Torque blog previously, and this is another one that warrants attention. Tweaking your plugins to be compatible with Gutenberg could prove to be a tricky task, but the Gutenberg Migration Guide […]