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Gutenberg Contributors Considering a "Focus Mode" for Writing

After overwhelming feedback from testers indicating that Gutenberg is not well suited for simply writing posts, the project’s contributors are considering a few options for improving the writing flow. These proposals are spread across several tickets on GitHub. Two weeks ago, Gutenberg technical lead Matias Ventura submitted a PR exploring (more…)

Gutenberg 3.6 Adds New Icons for All Core Blocks

Gutenberg 3.6 was released today, featuring a design overhaul for the core icons in the block inserter. The blocks now use Material icons, which offer more options than the Dashicons. This update also improves the icons for the core embeds, which now display the corresponding icon for each embed service. (more…)

Maintenance Featured Image

WordPress 4.9.8 is available for download and is a maintenance release. Headlining this version is the “Try Gutenberg” callout. Note that not everyone will see the callout. Its visibility is determined based on certain criteria. Gutenberg Callout in WordPress 4.9.8 WordPress 4.9.8 continues to improve the foundation set forth by (more…)