Gutenberg v11.9 Release and Coming WordPress 5.9

The latest release of Gutenberg plugin v11.9.0 to be included with WordPress 5.9 release in December comes with much scaled down full site editing (FSE) features that were available for theme developers until the previous v11.8.2 release. Indeed this is much different experience for the theme development with FSE features.

Reviewing Gutenberg 11.9, Justin Tadlock of WP Tavern writesthe site editor has been scaled back to the point where it is no longer the feature that Gutenberg plugin users have grown accustomed to in these last few months. It is essentially a pathway to the global styles feature.

Twenty Twenty-two WordPress Default Theme Announced

A new WordPress default theme Twenty Twenty-two development that is expected released with WordPress 5.9 was announced yesterday. It’s development is lead by Automattic theme team members — Kjell Reigstad, design director and Jeff Ong, creative technologist. The announcement has received positive feedback on Twitter and as well as in the comments of the announcement.

WordPress Turns Eighteen

On May 27, WordPress turned eighteen and celebrated its 18th birthday. While celebrating its another milestone birthday, Josepha wrote in the WordPress News: “Today marks the 18th anniversary of WordPress’ launch, a day that I fondly refer to as WordPress’ birthday, which means WordPress is 6,575 days old. To celebrate another turn around the sun, […]

WordPress and Wix Tensions

Two recent posts (one, two) in WordPress Tavern related to Wix‘s deceptive advertising practices got quite a buzz in the WordPress community. These two articles invited many comments from the Tavern readers. Matt mullenweg also wrote about recent Wix’s advertising practice in his own blog, which to received above 30 comments. There is a very […]