WordPress Announces Gutenberg 7.1

A large amount of improvements has been updated in WordPress Gutenberg 7.1. Though there is a slowdown in performance in the new version of Gutenberg, yet having a big scope of improvements that can override every single concern. Let’s see what you can observe in Gutenberg 7.1 version…

New Welcome User Interface

Welcome UI screen is an improved feature that will introduce new users about Gutenberg block editing.

Table Captions

Gutenberg 7.1 also introduced Table Captions in its version. It will allow users to add a caption to the bottom of the tables. You can also find a new UI toggle that is being used for selecting between selection modes and editing.

However, selection mode allows users to select the elements of the table and editing mode allows you to edit inside the table.

This feature makes the functionality of Gutenberg table more useful and also save user from plugin downloading. Whereas, some users are interested in table creation with advanced features! In that case, they may be interested in using the plugin.

For instance, a premium table plugin like League Table by DAEXT contains several features that users may find flexible as well as useful.

Mobile Editing Improvements

Another two upgrades are in the user interface that is used for editing. In a new version, there is a fixed-mobile toolbar for the selection of editing elements like links, paragraphs, and so forth.

  • Apart from that, you can select multiple blocks while editing on your mobile.
  • From the RSS block, WordPress has a trimmed PHP 5.3 compatibility code. This makes significant for WordPress users to use the most updated version of PHP, which currently in the 7.x version.
  • Upgrading the PHP version, on WordPress site is an easy way to speed up the site as well as to harden the site against any hacking possibility.

Two Dozen Bug Fixes

The WordPress announcement that is needed to be noted is Two dozen bug fixes. Among these bugs, there was fixing CSS styles of the ColorPicker component.

The Final Thoughts!

These are some of the big improvements you can observe in Gutenberg 7.1. For further inquiry, you can get in touch with Va Media Box developers who can explain you everything related to Gutenberg 7.1.

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