WPblab EP91 – Marketing Gutenberg: Awareness & Education

Iteration is exciting and Jason and Bridget are definitely stoked about the new way you’ll interact with WordPress with Gutenberg. Let’s chat about marketing to clients and the WordPress Community, managing change and budgets.

Gutenberg Tour by Bridget Willard


Tour of Gutenberg – Women Who WP – January 17, 2018 from Bridget Willard

Tour of Gutenberg – Women Who WP – January 17, 2018

What is Gutenberg?
WordPress Plugins

“ Gutenberg is more than an editor. While the editor is the focus right now, the project will ultimately impact the entire publishing experience including customization (the next focus area).”

Discover more about the project.

State of the Word, 2017

Morten Rand-Hendriksen

Gutenberg Hangbook Reference FAQ

How can I send feedback or get help with a bug?


A way to disable Gutenberg editor in code? #4409?

Issue #4409

How can I contribute?
gutenberg/CONTRIBUTING.md at master

Gutenberg Theme

Showcasing Gutenberg:a theme to show the potential

wordpress.org ^ the theme in use.

A minimum Gutenberg Theme – Theme Directory

When will it be out?
Slated to be part of core in WordPress 5.0 (Currently available as a plugin in the repo)

WordPress Plugins

Bridget’s Marketing Plan

Freeze Development, build an RC and give everyone a solid 2 months to update content. Make things compatible.

All lynda.com, WP Beginner and all that old 4.9 and before WP content will now be outdated.

Give the community 2-3 months to catch up before releasing it.

WordPress 5.0 Development Cycle – Make WordPress Core

Cool pick of the week

Set Up Persistence with DevTools Workspaces  |  Tools for Web Developers  |  Google Developers


Show notes contributed by:

Greg Shaw – @greg1usa

James Tryon – @JamesTryon


Weekly Watercooler Discussions about WordPress and it’s community.

41 responses to “WPblab EP91 – Marketing Gutenberg: Awareness & Education”

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  2. Maybe Leslie Bernal will be attending.

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