With the upcoming Beta 1 deadline for Wordpress 5.6, we strongly recommend taking a few minutes to stay current and have a solid plan for what to do when 5.6 rolls out.
The Gutenberg team has issues a call for testing for the new block-based Widgets tool. We took it for a spin on one of our sandbox sites.
Fair amount of shifting this month as Wordpress Core team locks down what will be in Wordpress 5.6. Here is the run down.
Carolina Nymark is a team representative on the WordPress Themes Review team. She recently released a course to help people learn about Full Site Editing.
Interesting discussion moderated by Bir git Pauli-Haack of Gutenberg Times from last Friday on full site editing and block-based themes. Great way to learn more about this major feature of the Block Editor that is under active development.
We deployed Gutenberg 8.3 to our verification sites when it was released last week. Generally seems pretty stable, but we did find some issues.
We hit a big issue with the Gutenberg 8.3 update. The support team at Yoast helped us to identify the cause as a Gutenberg experiments setting, but we should have caught it first.
The Gutenberg team continues to push the Block Editor forward. Here at Outcome Labs, we have moved all of our company sites and almost all new client projects over to the Block Editor as the primary tool for both content creation and for layouts.
On April 2nd, be sure to catch WPBlockTalk. This will be a live, virtual event with speakers who’ve been key to designing and developing the block editor.