WordPress was launched way back in 2003 and ever since then, it has been playing a significant role in the way people built and manages websites. Owning websites and growing small and big businesses became so much easier with WordPress. Especially because of its extremely user-friendly interface. This became the reason for its rapid growth over the last decade.
Today WordPress is used by more than 60 million websites. What makes it even better, is its regular updates. And each update seamlessly enhancing the customer experience in a more positive and enriching way.
However, things are not the same now, as it was back in 2003. Today, WordPress finds itself in the midst of tough competition from platforms such as Ghost, Joomla and recently Medium and Wix.
In a bid to make WordPress a go-to site for anything – from personal blogging to a small business websites, the new Gutenberg Editor was launched. The editor was first introduced by Matt Mullenweg at the World Camp Europe in 2017. It was named after Johannes Gutenberg, the person who designed the mechanical printing press.
This launch of Gutenberg Editor on the 6th of December 2018 created a lot of excitement and fuss among its users. So what exactly is the Gutenberg Editor? Let’s have a quick look.
What Is The Gutenberg Editor?
Gutenberg is a block-based editor that allows users to create complex posts/pages effortlessly and without coding a single line. It is aimed to make blogging easier for the newbies who have no professional knowledge of web designing.
In the old Classic Editor, we had to use a lot of shortcodes and HTML in order to make things work. This will not be the case anymore as Gutenberg Editor uses blocks to add more advanced layout options. These blocks can