On this episode, we dive into the ins and outs of WordPress 5.8, exploring its new features, improvements, and changes that could affect developers and users alike. We touch on the new template editor, widgets, and other functionalities. Our special guest, Bob, offers expert insights on how these changes will impact the eCommerce sector, specifically for WooCommerce users. Additionally, we get into some lively discussions on the use of Gutenberg blocks, sharing real-life experiences and lessons learned. We also address some listener questions about performance and plugin updates. Wrapping up the episode, we express our gratitude for the community’s engagement and encourage everyone to check out our upcoming episode where we’ll be talking about Gutenberg’s Full Site Editing.
02:15 WordPress 5.8 Overview
05:30 New Template Editor
09:45 Widgets and Functionalities
14:00 Special Guest: Bob on eCommerce
19:20 Gutenberg Blocks Discussion
24:40 Listener Questions: Performance & Plugins
28:00 Upcoming Episode Teaser
30:10 Closing Remarks
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