Episode 298

Gutenberg with Tammie Lister and Matias Ventura

The new WordPress editor, codenamed Gutenberg, has people excited and nervous about what's going to happen to their WordPress sites. We've got 2 Automatticians who are working on the Gutenberg project to help answer some of the questions swirling around this big change.

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Tammie Lister

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Matias Ventura

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Time Jump Links
  • 1:11 Introduction of Gutenberg
  • 4:00 What is Gutenberg and why is it a big deal?
  • 6:50 Why might some folks not be a fan of Gutenberg?
  • 12:00 Why is Automattic trying to kill WordPress?
  • 16:30 Dave mouthblogs the new interface.
  • 20:00 Content blocks are starting to show up everywhere.
  • 23:05 Use case for working with clients and Gutenberg.
  • 27:00 The same CSS on the front end will also work on the back end?
  • 28:20 Is theming now governed by the WordPress backend?
  • 30:38 A Gutenberg block is more than just PHP - it's very React-y
  • 35:30 So what ends up in the database?
  • 42:00 Using an HTML block lets you preview inline.
  • 42:50 What about header blocks?
  • 44:10 What about pre tag blocks for code embeds?
  • 46:00 How will images be handled in Gutenberg?
  • 49:22 Collaborative editing is coming to Gutenberg
  • 50:33 Can we rename Gutenberg or is it too late?
  • 53:20 What do you hope people will use Gutenberg for?
  • 58:30 Business opportunity for people.

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