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Gutenberg

Gutenberg is the WordPress text editor installed in WordPress v5 in 2018. Gutenberg development is currently moving faster than the rest of WordPress.

Opensource: https://github.com/WordPress/gutenberg

Gutenberg is considered a block editor. It provides visual representations of your website. Blocks are reusable and customizable. You can also place code inside blocks.

3 ways of using the insert tool

  • Left of the empty block
  • Top toolbar
  • In the center of the between area in blocks.

Over 40 blocks in the standard install.

You can add custom blocks with custom styling.

Resources for Building Custom Blocks

Custom Block Plugin Template – https://github.com/ahmadawais/create-guten-block

Courses for Coding Custom Blocks – https://javascriptforwp.com/

Example Gutenberg Blocks