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  1. richard Ginn
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    Basic boring corporate layout patterns. We all need it.

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  2. Eniola Samuel
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    We’ve all been waiting for WordPress version 5.5 and here it is, I’ve seen much improvement and I can say I’m impressed.

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  3. Lucy Ng
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    In new version, Gutenberg has a lot of new features that users need. Now I can use it to build my own homepage, landing page, … more easily.

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  4. Li-An
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    Just another brick in the (commercial) Wall.

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  5. Milan Petrovic
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    Block patterns are the only positive thing in block editor in WordPress 5.5. New block editor has gone down hill in term of usabilty and intuitive use, with many useful features gone or made worse, and it is easily the worst edition of block editor since it was first added into core. And for me, editor performance is clearly worse then with WordPress 5.4.

    Each previous major WordPress version, improved on block editor, and all that is gone with new one.

    Overall great WordPress 5.5 now includes the worst version of block editor to date.

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  6. Dr Gallagher
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    “One of the promises of the block system is that it allows users to switch between themes and maintain their content.”

    Didn’t we hear that about Custom Post Types?

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    • Justin Tadlock
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      Because a CPT can literally be any type of content/data, there could not truly be a guarantee of that, at least in terms of how the average end-user would see it. For example, if nav menus were a plugin instead of baked into core, you’d need massive theme adoption for them to work because the nav menu taxonomy and nav menu item post type are completely different from your typical posts/pages.

      If the CPT worked basically like a post or page, switching themes should typically be no problem.

      You’ll never technically lose your CPT content when switching themes. The conversation is just a bit more nuanced than that though.

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