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The Future of WordPress Development

The Future of WordPress Development

WordCamp Miami 2018

There are many things coming in 2018 that effect the future of WordPress in various ways – including how WordPress works behind the scenes and a major change to the WordPress editor and how the average user uses WordPress.

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  1. “ ” The editor will endeavour to create a new

    page and post building experience that makes writing rich posts effortless, and has “blocks” to make it easy what today might take shortcodes, custom HTML, or “mystery meat” embed discovery. make.wordpress.org/core/2017/01/04/focus-tech-and-design-leads/ MATT MULLENWEG
  2. The vision • Everything is a block • Placeholders are

    key • Direct manipulation • Customization • Drag and drop is additive
  3. “ ” Ultimately, the vision for Gutenberg is to make

    it much easier to author rich content. Through ensuring good defaults, wrapping and bundling advanced layout options blocks, and making the most important actions immediately available, authoring content with WordPress should be accessible to anyone. WORDPRESS.ORG/GUTENBERG/HANDBOOK/REFERENCE/DESIGN-PRINCIPLES/
  4. “ ” MATT MULLENWEG I believe quite strongly that JavaScript

    and API-driven interfaces are the future of not just WordPress but the web. The State of the Word 2015
  5. “ ” DAN ABRAMOV If WordPress were to adopt React,

    it would make sense for it to also provide a zero- configuration build environment. We are happy to offer some of the packages we developed as part of Create React App for reuse. wpcouple.com/interview-react-team-facebook-wordpress-gutenberg/