WordPress 5.2 Schedule and Scope

Gary Pendergast shared the details, schedule and scope for the WordPress 5.2. It is scheduled to be released by the end of April, 2019. The most interesting thing he mentioned for this update is an in-built Gutenberg Blocks Manager which is a must needed feature now. He also mentioned about the block directory which would be made available with this release. This will be an exciting update for sure. Read more at the official post. Read More »

Will Gutenberg mean the end of WordPress page builders?

Gutenberg brought about a lot within the WordPress community. What about WordPress page builders, who have a chance against WordPress Gutenberg? The fewer WordPress users are reliant on external plugins, the fewer security risks this brings along and the faster a website will load. However, Gutenberg won’t be able (in its current form) to make the large page builders (Divi, Elementor, Visual Composer) disappear. Read more in this comprehensive article. Read More »

What’s New in Gutenberg v5.0? (6th February)

The work on Gutenberg plugin is progressing toward Phase 2 of the project. Gutenberg plugin v5.0 has been released. This release includes. A new RSS block and follow-up improvements: 1, 2. A new Amazon Kindle embed block. A new FocalPointPicker component and use it to define the focal point of the Cover block background. Bunch of Bug fixes. Bunch of improvements. Documentation updates. More... Read More »

Update on Porting Widgets to Blocks

Mel Choyce shared the progress update on . Specifically for porting WordPress Widgets to Gutenberg Blocks. A lot of progress has been made with few things left. If you are a developer you can contribute to the pending issues via github. The set timeline for this specific project from is ~4 weeks. Read More »