Introduction to WordPress Gutenberg

If you follow WordPress development a little, you’ve probably heard of Gutenberg. It is the new editor interface being developed for WordPress 5.0. The goal is to bring the WordPress editor (and larger application) solidly into the modern content management system world. And it has stirred up plenty of controversy along the way.

For the recent WordPress Seattle Developer Meetup, I gave a short introduction and overview of Gutenberg. I highlighted how it works, noted some of the issues with it, and shared how to create your first Gutenberg block (based on the Gutenberg Handbook examples).

To check out my introduction to Gutenberg: