Change can be hard, but can also usher in great excitement and positive changes as well. And change is coming to the WordPress world in the form of Gutenberg.  

Gutenberg will become the default editor in WordPress once version 5.0 rolls out, which is expected to happen towards the end of 2018. This feature-rich editor makes it easier for people with a non-technical background to use WordPress to quickly build sleek, high-performing, great-looking websites.

Since our overarching mission at WP Engine is to help you win with WordPress, that means helping you win with Gutenberg.

Hear from the WordPress experts from WP Engine, including one of the core contributors to Gutenberg, Anthony Burchell, as we help you navigate the world of Gutenberg – what it is, what it’s not, and how to strategically think about rolling out within your organization.

Experience Level: Beginner, Intermediate, Advanced

Duration: 43 minutes

In this session, we will cover:

  • What to do when Gutenberg goes live?
    • Different rollout strategies and scenarios
  • How to win with Gutenberg
  • Valuable resources to help you get started

Resources
Classic Editor
Gutenberg Ramp
Gutenberg Handbook
Introduction to Gutenberg course
Genesis Framework
Blog Article: It’s Time to Get Confident About Updating to WordPress 5.0
Blog Article: Gutenberg – Believe in the Beauty of Your Dreams

Our Expert Speakers:

David Vogelpohl
VP, Web Strategy
WP Engine
@davidvmc

David’s teams manage WP Engine’s own WordPress experiences, support product creators in the WordPress ecosystem, and contribute to WordPress core including the Gutenberg release.  

Anthony BurchellAnthony Burchell
WordPress Developer
WP Engine
@antpb

Anthony is a long-time WordPress developer based in Austin, TX. Currently a WordPress Innovation Developer at WP Engine, he spends his time contributing to open source; building new and exciting things with WordPress. He is a Core Contributor and is currently the focus lead for Media in WordPress 5.0.

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