WordPress 5.9 was a major release, including the official introduction of Full Site Editing (or FSE) using the block editor. Join Courtney Robertson and Marcus Burnette as they chat about the new features of version 5.9 and set up a simple home page LIVE using the new FSE process.
While it is one of the largest releases to date, many of those changes may not be apparent at first. In fact, many of the features we see in this release were also available in WordPress 5.8 if you installed the Gutenberg plugin to test these features out. Now you will see these features available if you activate a block theme, no additional plugins are needed.
You'll still want to test block themes even if you aren't ready to change themes yet because:
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Web Designer and Developer Advocate, WordPress Training Team Co-Rep
Courtney is a Web Design and Developer Advocate at GoDaddy Pro. She is a WordPress.org Training Team Co-Rep and part of the development of Learn WordPress. She has been teaching basic through advanced software, hardware, and social media uses in plain English for third graders through grandparents, including businesses and bootcamp students since 2001. Courtney is a second-generation business…
Marcus Burnette is a jack-of-all-trades designer, web developer, writer, podcast guest, and virtual event host. As part of the GoDaddy Pro Field Team and focused on Managed WooCommerce, Marcus has a passion for eCommerce and its pairing with WordPress.