There seems to be some tension in the air over the new Gutenberg editor for WordPress, which is good. I wish there was more attention and dialog on it. If you haven't tried it out yet head over to the plugin repository and download Gutenberg for your WordPress install. Some think it is utter crap, some think it is amazing. There seems to be very little in between. Some do not see the goal posts or incremental movement, and others realize the plan and understand the significance of Gutenberg. Why does Gutenberg matter? Platforms like Squarespace and Wix are offering a very compelling user experience for a very small price. They eliminate a lot of the headache involved in managing self-hosted WordPress. No plugin updates, no core updates, no random breakages between conflicting versions of plugins or core; bliss. The design templates for Squarespace are well crafted. In the hands of a professional designer, any Squarespace site could be molded to look fantastic, without touching any code. The same is not necessarily true for WordPress, unless you are using a tool like Beaver Builder. If things continue on this path, it is not too unreasonable to imagine a large chunk of WordPress' market
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