This week, WordPress 4.9.8 was released. It comes with a callout for trying the new Gutenberg editor.
On August 2, the core team released WordPress 4.9.8. It comes with the »Try Gutenberg« callout – a box in the dashboard that asks the user to try the new editor or – if the user is not ready yet – to install the Classic Editor plugin.
Among that, there are several bug fixes and improvements for the privacy features that were added in 4.9.6. You can find more information about the new version in the release post »WordPress 4.9.8 Maintenance Release« by Paul Biron and a list of all changes in his post »WordPress 4.9.8«.
- »PHP Meeting Recap – July 23th«.
- »PHP Meeting Recap – July 30th«. The team continued to discuss the sandbox mode.
- »What’s new in Gutenberg? (30th July)«. Shared blocks are renamed to reusable blocks.
- »›Try Gutenberg‹ Callout in WordPress 4.9.8«. WordPress 4.9.8 contains a callout to test Gutenberg, that can be removed via a
- »Dev Chat Summary & Call for Release Lead Nominations: August 01, 2018 (4.9.8 week 5)«.
- »WP-CLI v2.0.0 release postponed«. The WP-CCLI 2.0.0 release was shifted to August 8.