Gutenberg Updates: Gutenberg 4.9 Released

Gutenberg 4.9 Released

The newest version of Gutenberg editor, Gutenberg 4.9 was released yesterday on January 23, 2019. The update is considered to be a big milestone in terms of performance improvements for Gutenberg editor. It was released with a bunch of new features, refinements, and bug fixes in it.

Gutenberg 4.9 has introduced a new asynchronous mode for blocks rendering in order to improve the editor’s responsiveness. You can find three new tutorials leveraging the Format API, the Sidebar Plugins API and Post Meta Blocks. Also, a number of improved README files for the UI components has been included in the new version.

This release also includes an array of improvements for developers as well which includes support for aXe Accessibility testing.

Below are the changes that Gutenberg 4.9 included:

Performance

Bug Fixes

Enhancements

Extensibility

Documentation

Chore

Mobile

 

Know more about the update here.

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