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ACF 5.0 Released with Updated UI and Gutenberg Compatibility

ACF version 5.0 landed on WordPress.org this week with Gutenberg compatibility now available for more than one million sites where the plugin is active. The release is a welcome update for developers who were concerned about what would happen in real world usage of Gutenberg on sites with ACF-powered customizations. ACF’s Gutenberg compatibility is arriving well ahead of WordPress 5.0’s ...

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WPForms Acquires Pirate Forms, Plugin to be Retired

photo credit: Reiterlied Plundering San Francisco Bay – (license) WPForms has acquired Pirate Forms , a popular WordPress contact form and SMTP plugin originally created by ThemeIsle in 2015. The announcement coincides with International Talk Like a Pirate Day but the pirate branding of the plugin is set to be retired and its users will be given the option to ...

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Big Bite Creative Launches New Amnesty International Website based on Gutenberg

The team at Big Bite Creative has just launched the new Amnesty International website using Gutenberg. The agency worked in partnership with WordPress.com VIP to provide the London-based human rights organization with the tools to create multiple sites that could be uniquely customized for their editorial needs. After successfully using Gutenberg to launch a site for an international bank, Big ...

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Gutenberg Cloud: A Cross-Platform Community Library for Custom Gutenberg Blocks

During their presentation at Drupal Europe , the Frontkom team behind the Drupal Gutenberg project announced that they are working on a block management system called Gutenberg Cloud , a collective library of blocks online. The library will offer a content repository for custom Gutenberg blocks, such as forms, a call-to-action section, product grid, or even a web component. Since ...

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Hybrid Core 5.0 Offers a More Modern, Modular Approach to WordPress Development

image credit: Shopify Version 5.0 of Hybrid Core, one of the longest-running WordPress theme frameworks, is now available. Justin Tadlock celebrated 10 years with his Theme Hybrid community last month and released his new Mythic starter theme into beta . Mythic was built on top of Hybrid Core and developed in tandem with version 5.0. The framework has been rewritten ...

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Gutenberg 3.8 Released, Adds Full Screen Mode

Gutenberg 3.8 is available for download . This release features a full screen mode that hides both the admin bar and the menu. Unlike previous versions of Distraction-Free-Writing mode where things would fade in and out of view, these two items stay hidden until full-screen mode is disabled. User Interface elements have been added to manage reusable blocks in bulk. ...

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Gutenberg is Slowly Rolling Out to WordPress.com Users

As part of the roadmap unveiled at WordCamp EU earlier this year, WordPress.com has started rolling out Gutenberg to a subset of users. Try Gutenberg Call-out on WordPress.com According to a WordPress.com Happiness Engineer , the team is testing the implementation to determine the best way and time to enable it. Users will not be able to use Gutenberg unless ...

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