WordPress 5.8

WordPress 5.8

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WordPress 5.8 was released on July 20th. This release contained many updates; such as new Blocks, Block patterns, migrating Widgets to Blocks, changes in the Admin area, and a number of extras. In addition; new Block Templates and Full Site Editing (FSE) features (still in beta) are laying the groundwork for potentially bigger changes in the upcoming WP 5.9 release in December.


Block Editor Plugins

Gutenberg Blocks by Kadence Blocks – Page Builder Features
Stackable – Page Builder Gutenberg Blocks
Genesis Blocks
PublishPress Blocks – Advanced Gutenberg Blocks, Permissions, CSS and Layouts
Ultimate Blocks – Gutenberg Blocks Plugin
Gutenberg Blocks and Template Library by Otter
Page Builder Gutenberg Blocks – CoBlocks
Gutenberg Blocks – Ultimate Addons for Gutenberg
Getwid – Gutenberg Blocks
Essential Blocks for Gutenberg
Gutenberg Blocks and Page Builder – Qubely
PostX – Gutenberg Blocks for Post Grid
Gutentor – Gutenberg Blocks – Page Builder for Gutenberg Editor
Blockspare – Beautiful Page Building Gutenberg Blocks for WordPress
Block Navigation


WordPress 5.8 Posts

What’s New in WordPress 5.8 (Full Site Editing, WebP Images, Global Styles and Settings, and Much More)
Diving Deep Into the Latest Gutenberg WordPress Editor (2021)
The Ultimate Overview of the WordPress Block Editor for Developers in 2021
What’s New in WordPress 5.8 (Features and Screenshots)
Block Widgets, Template Editing, Media, and More: Enabling and Disabling WordPress 5.8 Features
WordPress 5.8 Field Guide
WordPress 5.8: What’s New in this Major Update to WordPress Core?
The cost of WordPress plugins on the performance of the editor
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