Long-Term Vision: How does the WordPress founder imagines future of WordPress?
In addition to the planned WordPress version 5+ features, Matt Mullenweg considers important for users to learn how to work with Gutenberg blocks and begin to see them as a “new WordPress DNA.” The founder himself is a great fan of Gutenberg, despite the fact that development teams must constantly struggle with the pitfalls that brings the development of such a large functionality on the background of the open source platform. Therefore, his goal is to improve the workflow and the development processes themselves for the next phases. It will undoubtedly be a great challenge, as more than 6500+ are currently open.
One of the other interesting ideas mentioned in the lecture was an ambitious vision that users could switch between various page builders in WordPress. Without losing their content.
If you’re interested in Matt Mullenweg’s entire lecture from the December State of the Word 2018, watch the following video:
Do you like WordPress new version?
So what do you say about such power packed plan? And what are your practical experiences? Share with us your views. Do you update to the latest WordPress version right away or do you wait until the last minute?
WordPress 5 has brought enormous changes. It divided users into 2 camps right from the beginning. Some of them love (Gutenberg) WordPress block editor and others hate it. Progress cannot be stopped. It is better to look at the changes positively and use them to your advantage.