Month: March 2020

New Gutenberg Release

This should be fun. The team at Automattic have released version 7.7.0 of Gutenberg, that they have worked on and patted into shape. The release notes explain the new features as follows: Add the initial version of the Patterns UI as a sidebar plugin (This is not the final interface and work is in progress to integrate with the main block inserter). Add an initial set of patterns Great. What does it mean? It means that when you click the + button at top left of the screen and use your cursor to move around the options, a little window opens at the side and shows you what it does. It’s supposed to be easier to understand because it is visual. I am going to add some dummy text in columns and then use the feature that allows me to add a background colour to the columns. Here goes with this block of text that I am going to repeat spread over two columns. But I must explain to you how all this mistaken idea …