Opinion

How WordPress Has Changed People's Lives

It’s Friday and we could probably all use a little more positivity in our lives, especially on social media. Morten Rand-Hendriksen recently asked his followers on Twitter how WordPress has changed their lives. Here are a couple of the responses that stood out to me. As a beginner web designer, (more…)

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Depending on how far and deep you look, there is not a lot of positive sentiment surrounding Gutenberg. For Scott Bowler, the notion of merging Gutenberg into WordPress 5.0 represents a shift so detrimental to the project, he has forked WordPress into a new project called ClassicPress. “The team at (more…)

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It’s been about four months since the last time I shared my experience with Gutenberg. In that time, there have been sixteen releases. The more I use Gutenberg, the more nuances I encounter. Disruptive Writing Flow When writing a post, I press the enter key at the end of a (more…)

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Jennifer McFarland, the web services coordinator for the North Carolina State Office of Information Technology (OIT), recently did an interview with Technician, the official student newspaper of NC State University. Since Gutenberg’s announcement in December of 2017, McFarland has published a series of articles on the NC State Office of (more…)

Talking Gutenberg on Episode Eight of the Drunken UX Podcast

Last week, I had the pleasure of joining Michael Fienen and Aaron Hill, hosts of the Drunken UX podcast, to discuss Gutenberg. We covered a lot of topics, including, why Gutenberg was created, our experiences, its timeline, pros, cons, resources, our biggest concerns, and what developers and freelancers need to (more…)

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Ive used Gutenberg for several months and during that time, there have been moments where I love it and situations where I've had to disable the plugin because of frustrating bugs. One of the most frustrating aspects of using Gutenberg is the lack of support from the plugins I depend (more…)