In the State of the Word 2016, Matt Mullenweg said that one of three main focuses of WordPress in the next year will be the editor, which will be block-based and unify widgets, interface for shortcodes. The result is the new the Gutenberg editor, which was first introduced to the public at WordCamp Europe 2017. However, it raises many concerns with the existing meta box API. In this post, we'll take a deep look at those problems and the future of the Meta Box plugin (and similar plugins/frameworks).
- Gutenberg and the Future of Meta Box
- How to Disable Gutenberg and Use the WordPress Classic Editor
- Meta Box is Now Compatible with Gutenberg
- An Update on WordPress 5.0, Gutenberg and Meta Box
- How To Disable Gutenberg Without Using Plugins
- Introducing MB Blocks - Creating Gutenberg Blocks Now Made Easy
- Build Gutenberg Blocks Visually With Meta Box Builder
- Top 7 Plugins to Add Extra Blocks for Gutenberg 
- Full Site Editing (FSE) - All You Need To Know - P1 - Overview
- Gutenberg vs. Page Builders - What is Better & Faster? In-depth Comparison
- Review Quadrat - A WordPress Block Theme
- Full Site Editing - P5: What Are Block Patterns in Gutenberg? How to Create Them?
Gutenberg is the name of the project to create a new editor experience for WordPress. The goal is to create a new post and page editing experience that makes it easy for anyone to create rich post layouts. It's planned to be merged into WordPress core in the version 5.0. Gutenberg will changes the way you create content a lot. You'll be able to add complex elements to the post content via blocks. They can be images with overlay text or a list of items with thumbnails.
It's almost a year since Gutenberg was born. There was a lot of concerns about this editor, especially the compatibility with meta boxes. We have an in-depth article on this topic half a year ago. Since then, Gutenberg has significant changes and in this article, we want to update the compatibility between Meta Box and Gutenberg so that users are safe using Meta Box in the future.
As you might know, WordPress 5.0 with new block editor - Gutenberg - will be released tomorrow. It's just one day before WordCamp US, where Matt will announce the "State of the Word" 2018. It's also just a few days before the Christmas holiday. So, we do not recommend you to upgrade your production sites at this time. In this post, let's see the current state of Gutenberg and its compatibility with Meta Box.
Although Gutenberg is the default editor in WordPress, not everyone wants to use it because of the bad editing experience. And Gutenberg loads CSS files and lots of inline styles on the front end, which will affect your website loading speed. This article will guide you on how to disable Gutenberg with a simple code without using plugins.
We're happy to announce that our latest extension for Meta Box - MB Blocks is now available for download. This extension allows you to create custom Gutenberg block with only PHP. There's no need to learn React, Webpack or Babel. Everything is straight-forward and very easy for Meta Box users.
Last week, we introduced MB Blocks, a plugin that allows you to create Gutenberg blocks with just PHP. Today, we're happy to announce that you can now build Gutenberg blocks visually with Meta Box Builder. That means you don't have to write any single line of PHP code. Everything can be done with the Meta Box Builder UI.
As you may all know, Gutenberg is now not just a WordPress editor. Recently, WordPress has the ambition of making Gutenberg also a page builder, a useful tool to build up a WordPress website. Following this tendency, web developers have created numerous plugins, added many blocks, layouts, settings,... to satisfy the demands of developers and website owners. Using these plugins along with themes made for Gutenberg will definitely help users and developers create websites, landing pages, or any page as well as publish posts at ease.
When WordPress 5.0 was introduced at the end of 2018, the familiar Classic editor of WordPress was replaced by a new one called Gutenberg. This new editor is a significant change in creating content on WordPress websites by using blocks instead. But that's just the beginning.
You can build a website with WordPress without much coding skill, or even without touching any line of code. The reason lies in many wonderful tools which help you do it easily. The most popular tools, it’s no doubt to say, are Gutenberg and page builders. At the moment, they have their pros and cons, so it’s not easy to decide which one is the best and overwhelms the other.