WordPress 5.0, “Bebo” launched on Thursday 6 December. A few days later, on Thursday 13 December, security release 5.0.1 came out. This is the version you’ll get now [the time of writing] if you upgrade from any WordPress install below 5.0. WordPress 5.0.2 is scheduled for Wednesday 19 December. Here’s what I’m going to cover… Continue Reading WordPress 5 Released, Launching A Brand New Editor
As WordPress 5.0 launches today, with a new block editor, it seems timely to revisit this presentation I gave at WordCamp Edinburgh 2018 on 17 November. This was the talk description: The new Gutenberg editor is a key part of WordPress 5.0 which is going to change the user experience of WordPress, for better or… Continue Reading The User Experience and Accessibility of Gutenberg (The WordPress 5.0 Block Editor)
With the release of WordPress 4.9.8 you might notice a new prompt on the WordPress Dashboard – Try Gutenberg. But what is it? And should you try Gutenberg? What is Gutenberg? Gutenberg is a new editing experience for WordPress which has been under development for the last year. It’s designed to modernise the way that… Continue Reading Time To Try Gutenberg? Introducing The New WordPress Editor
For the fourth year running, I’m pleased to say that I made it to WordCamp London. And what a conference it was! My main goals for the three days were: Attend the Contributor Day and learn enough about Git and the command line to be able to contribute to WordPress. Learn as much as I… Continue Reading WordCamp London 2018: Technology, Terrific Talks and Tribe
It’s been three months since I last looked at the WordPress Gutenberg editor, so I thought it was time to revisit. The last version I tried was version 0.4. It’s moved on quite a bit since then. We’re now on to version 1.4. What’s new in Gutenberg? Here are some of the changes I’ve noticed… Continue Reading The Evolution Of Gutenberg – Has It Improved?
WordCamp Edinburgh 2017 took place at Codebase last weekend, and it was a fantastic experience. My first WordCamp was Edinburgh 2012. We were overdue another one in my home city – the last WordCamp Edinburgh was in 2015. Here are my highlights from the weekend. Expect unicorns but not much sunshine! Democratising Democracy: Lessons from using… Continue Reading Unicorn Heaven! Highlights From WordCamp Edinburgh 2017
Updated 15 October 2017. What is Gutenberg? Gutenberg is the new WYSIWYG editor for WordPress, currently in development. Gutenberg is now available as a plugin for testing, with the intention that it will enter WordPress Core in version 5.0 as a replacement for the existing post editor. It will be the biggest change to the… Continue Reading Accessibility testing WordPress Gutenberg – a first look