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[#1] What Is Gutenberg on WordPress 5.x

by tranglt

Recent days, a lot of people ask me what Gutenberg is, should or should not use this new editor. Therefore, today I will give you some detail to help you have a closer look at this editor.

So, What is Gutenberg?

In fact, Gutenberg is a new editor to edit the content of WordPress. It steps by step to replace the classic editor. And, it helps the WordPress newbie will be easier to build up a simple layout (but contain some necessary functions) for pages and posts. However, to have a complex layout, you still need the help of the professional developers.

In the other way, the Gutenberg editor is called the block editor because it uses the most functions of the blocks. It helps the users have a visual look through adding and dragging & dropping the blocks to any position. This makes your content more flexible rather than using the classic editor.

Gutenberg editor in adding a new post

Is Gutenberg editor officially released?

Yes, it is. It has added to WordPress 5.0 as a default editor of WordPress. When Gutenberg launched, a lot of authors of themes and plugins worried that if their products are totally compatible with this new editor. Moreover, some WordPress users get difficult for this big change.

The WordPress developers soon realized this problem and they found out some solutions to disable Gutenberg in case the users want.

So, what the solutions are. Please follow our article “How to use Classic Editor in WordPress 5.x”, it will show you the detail.

If you have any concern, just leave a comment below, we will discuss together.

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ปั้มไลค์ May 28, 2020 - 12:02 pm

Like!! I blog frequently and I really thank you for your content. The article has truly peaked my interest.

tranglt May 29, 2020 - 10:32 pm

Thank you


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