Gutenberg for WordPress will break things. Long-term, that’s good.

Gutenberg, the new underlying platform for WordPress, will start being implemented early this year in the editor. There is considerable gnashing of teeth about this in some circles because some existing plugins will not work with the Gutenberg editor. The plugin code will have to be updated. Moreover, Gutenberg is not just for the editor, it will also be implemented for themes and plugins. My thoughts: Gutenberg is way better than existing WordPress. Building complex posts and pages with lots of styling and options becomes easy. Everything will be drag-and-drop. Changes can be made with a couple of clicks. WordPress … Continue reading Gutenberg for WordPress will break things. Long-term, that’s good.