In the roadmap outlined by Matt Mullenweg at WordCamp Europe in Belgrade, the new Gutenberg editor for WP Admin users on WordPress.com was to be integrated sometime in June. Yes, here on WordPress.com. (Pro tip: WordPress.com is the test arena for features coming to standalone WordPress.) https://twitter.com/dimensionmedia/status/1007599787523354625 Looking even more closely at the screenshots from … Continue reading Has anyone seen Gutenberg?
Many thanks to those of you who took time to answer my brief end-of-the-year survey. We seem to be doing OK on this site. You were generally able to find the information you were looking for and topics were covered to your satisfaction. The biggest question on your mind was Gutenberg, which is not surprising. … Continue reading Survey Says… What’s Gutenberg?
WordPress.com site administration has moved little by little from the WP Admin dashboard to the new-ish Calypso dashboard since it's introduction two years ago. There are still many features that are ultimately handled in the WP Admin dashboard, even if they start out in the Calypso dashboard. Some examples include changing your site address, transferring … Continue reading Remembering WP Admin
WordCampUS happened the first weekend in December and with it Matt Mullenweg's annual State of the Word with updates and future trends for WordPress and by projection also for WordPressdotcom. There were plenty of jaw-dropping announcements for everyone in Matt's presentation, but the statistic that blew me away was this: https://twitter.com/WordCampUS/status/805164525511118849 Those are statistics for one month … Continue reading Only 15% of you write in the WP Admin Editor
If you've been following the story, you know that the New Dash Post and Page Editor has been a continual work-in-progress since its introduction. This week, WordPress.com revealed the latest iteration of the Editor, according to the News announcement, based on feedback received from its users and is designed to be used on all devices, … Continue reading WordPress.com Reveals its Newest New Dash Editor
Since about 2011-12, WordPress.com users have been redirected to the New Dashboard ("New Dash") after logging in on the main WP.com log-in page rather than to their primary site's Dashboard. This change coincided with the introduction of the WordPress.com Reader and "Freshly Pressed" to the New Dash. The "Quick Editor" was added and allowed users to select … Continue reading Singing The New Dash Editor Blues