Last Updated on July 31, 2020
Editing Has Changed
Over the last few weeks WordPress have been rolling out their new editing interface Gutenberg. This long awaited update to the WordPress platform has been worrying many a blogger and content writer for some time. So now the changes have happened, what’s hot, and what’s not?Contact Us Now »
The first thing you’ll notice when you start using Gutenberg is the blocks. Everything is now in a block form. So like lego, you put one block on top of another right?
Well, actually the blocks are a bit more tricky to get used to than that. Before, I would just write and then worry about the formatting
Quick block tip: Just hit enter to create a new block. And remember to use Shift + Enter for a new line when you’re writing.
The real value in blocks is that they allow you to create templates. So, if for example, you always use on particular CTA, or paragraph, on your blog posts you can save that as a template, and automatically add it whenever you want. This could be useful for creating landing page variations for example, where much of the content may well remain the same from page to page.
Having not spent a great amount of time in Gutenberg yet I don’t want to judge it too harshly before getting to know it, but I think for the casual user the learning curve will be fairly steep. When you get to grips with the visual composer style interface