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Getting Ready for Gutenberg


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If you use WordPress, you may have heard of Gutenberg - a new editor that will change how we all create content. This presentation was delivered via a Liquid Web webinar.

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Getting Ready for Gutenberg

  1. 1. Getting Ready For Gutenberg CHRIS LEMA, LIQUID WEB
  2. 2. WHAT is Gutenberg? It is a block- Based layout Engine
  3. 3. Most people talk about Gutenberg as a new page builder of sorts. I think of it as a refactoring of the entire WordPress platform.
  4. 4. When do you use what? Shortcodes HTML TINYMCE Button Embed URLS
  5. 5. One concept – THE BLOCK – for all A consistent Approach for both End users and developers
  6. 6. So what can be a block? A paragraph will be a block A Photo will be a block A Gallery will be a block An embedded Video will be a block An Ad will be a block
  7. 7. While it is true that this Will change your content Creation Experience, in the long run This will change far more Than just your editor – in A good way.
  8. 8. This was the promise of SGML/HTML Blocks hold more Semantics and can Store intention.
  9. 9. When talking about Gutenberg, most people Worry about two things: 1. Will it break my site? 2. Is it hard to learn?
  10. 10. Demo time Let’s check it out
  11. 11. Things to note Today you can test it as a plugin In the 5.0 release, it will be part of core There is no date yet for when 5.0 will be out If you have issues, Use the classic editor plugin
  12. 12. CHRIS LEMA LIQUID WEB @chrislema