Atomic Blocks: A new way to build with WordPress

Soon, WordPress will undergo some pretty big changes to the content editor. The way we create posts and pages will be far different from the way we have been doing things. The new editor is currently called Gutenberg, or simply the new block editor, and is scheduled to be released in WordPress 5.0. Are you ready to start working with the new Gutenberg editor yet? Let’s take a closer look!

Instead of being restricted to paragraph tags, shortcodes and the like, the new editor works by having you create posts and pages with “blocks.” Blocks can be any form of content from paragraphs, to images and galleries, to columns and everything in between. The block model opens up the WordPress editor to become a much more dynamic page building tool. Imagine being able to build an entirely unique page layout within the core WordPress editor.

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