Gutenberg is the new visual WordPress editor. It is named after Johannes Gutenberg, who invented the first printing press with moveable type. As of writing this, the new visual editor is currently in its beta testing phase; it is therefore not ready to run on production sites just yet.How is it different?
For those just starting with WordPress, the new editors goal is to make things ‘easier’. When compared to the current visual editor, Gutenberg requires minimal shortcodes and HTML to make things work.
So, unlike the current WordPress editor, you don’t have to:Create featured images to be added at the top of a post or page; Write shortcodes for specialized assets of different plugins; Import images, multimedia and approved files from the media library or add HTML shortcodes; Add widgets for content on the side of a page; Copy and paste links for embeds;… [Read More]