What is Gutenberg? Gutenberg is the new WYSIWYG editor for WordPress, currently in development. Gutenberg is now available as a plugin for testing, with the intention that it will enter WordPress Core in version 5.0 as a replacement for the existing post editor. It will be the biggest change to the WordPress editor in some time – perhaps ever. The Gutenberg editor is intended to resemble the editor for Medium. Gutenberg is based on the principle of creating posts through “content blocks”. These blocks could be headings, text, images, blockquotes, videos, tweets or other content. I was interested in trying Gutenberg out particularly from an accessibility point of view. In this review, that means for people reliant on a screen reader or keyboard to browse the Web. This is a “first look” post so I bear in mind that haven’t tested Gutenberg functionality in-depth. General Gutenberg observations Here’s an idea of how Gutenberg works from the demo page. You can see some of the elements of the interface where you can change alignment, text formatting, move a block and delete a block. Have a look at Cloudways’ post for a Gutenberg how-to with
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