Gutenberg WordPress Block-Based Editor
The Definitive Guide
I am sure that you have noticed a lot of things going on recently in the WordPress community!
Well, it is regarding WordPress 5.0 release along with the new block-based content editor, Gutenberg.
WordPress 5.0 has introduced some big upgrades this year. In addition to it, Gutenberg is considered as the first step towards the future!
But before we move ahead and dive into the deep knowledge about Gutenberg WordPress Editor.
I would recommend you to have a quick read on our detailed article- What’s new in WordPress 5.0?
Now that you have already know about WordPress 5.0 and things to expect from the Block-Based Editor.
It’s time to explore Gutenberg, it features, working, it’s future, pros, and cons one by one.
Diving Into the New WordPress Gutenberg Editor
Chapter 2 Advanced Gutenberg Blocks A Complete List on How to Use Them
I’ve used the term “block” a couple of times in the above content but yet not explained it!
So, let’s take a look at what a Gutenberg block exactly is and types of blocks that
Chapter 3 Gutenberg WordPress Editing Interface Elements
After reading this section, you will completely understand the –
- WordPress 5.0
- Gutenberg Editor User Interface
Gutenberg editor for WordPress users is divided into 3 parts –
- Top Menu Bar
- Content/Block Area
Chapter 4 How the WordPress Gutenberg Editor Works?
Now that you are well aware of the Gutenberg, blocks, block types and editor’s new interface and terminology.
In this section, you will know – How Gutenberg block-based WordPress editor works? It’s pros and cons, plus What to expect in the future.
Those blog post or articles which says you to install the Gutenberg WordPress plugin from the WordPress.org Directory are outdated. As, installing the Gutenberg plugin was required in beta version.
Let’s move on to the working of the Gutenberg editor dashboard.
Chapter 5 Pros and Cons of the new Gutenberg WordPress Editor
Everything comes with pros & cons, so does Gutenberg WordPress editor.
And it’s important to understand the positives and negatives if you’re going to deal with the new WordPress Gutenberg editor, isn’t it?
So let’s check the positives and negatives of using Gutenberg WordPress editor.
Gutenberg WordPress Editor is the Future
Gutenberg is definitely like a revolution in the WordPress community. It is the first step towards the future.
It’s a blessing for non-developer users as they can design even a complex layout easily using Gutenberg. It is all possible because of the advanced blocks that have been introduced like columns, buttons, advanced settings etc.
After you spend some time with Gutenberg new content WordPress editor, I am sure you are going to like it!
Now I would like to hear from you which editor would you prefer? Old Classic editor or the all New Gutenberg WordPress editor!
Have you started working on the new editor? Then, share your thoughts in the comments below!