Is Astra Compatible with Gutenberg Editor?
With WordPress 5.0 release, Gutenberg Editor is introduced. So, far we all were using wordpress default editor. WordPress 5.0 onwards, we are having an advanced editor which wordpress named Gutenberg.
Gutenberg has made changes to the way you used to write content. Also, there will be few issues because getting used to a new editor will be slightly difficult initially. There will be need of update in your existing theme for wordpress compatibility. Well, Astra is Gutenberg ready and this is a really good news.
Astra is one of the best wordpress themes and also you can create any type of website with it. If you want to know more about astra theme then you can read astra theme review. So, all the websites which you create with astra are already Gutenberg compatible.
If you are not aware of how to use astra theme with gutenberg editor then here we have explained it all. So, let's start with it.
Quick Introduction to Gutenberg Editor
Gutenberg is a block based editor which brings a new way to create content in wordpress. Where, the current wordpress editor is sort of a simple html editor which is long editing field editor. Here is a short video which will explain you about gutenberg editor.
Here is few interesting things which gutenberg brings to content editing with wordpress:
Give you more flexibility for creating more complex content and layouts.
Offer a more visual editing experience.
Make it easier to include content from your favorite plugins.
Currently gutenberg is in initial release, it will be completely launched by 19th November 2018. Also, if it still needs testing then the next complete release date can be 22nd January 2019. If you want to try this new editor, then you can try new gutenberg editor here with live demo.
Gutenberg is the biggest update in history of WordPress since 2002. It completely changes the way you use to build content with wordpress. Below are the detaills about Gutenberg is integrated to Astra wordpress theme.
Gurnberg offers a better visual editing experience. You can really create great content for your website with this block based wordpress editor. These are the features which are given in gutenberg editor:
Visual Editor with Wider Interface.
Colors and Backgrounds.
Along with using gutenberg, your astra theme settings are safe in sidebar. You can still make settings by using Astra theme options for different pages and posts. Astra theme is still compatible with WP Bakery Visual Composer, Beaver Builder, Elementor and other page builder plugins. So, don't worry about compatibility of Astra theme with any page bulder for wordpress.
Brainstormforce is working on Ultimate Addons for Gutenberg, which will be an amazing plugin to add more functionalities and features to Gutenberg editor. This plugin will be offered in Astra's agency package without any extra charge. So, be ready for this cool plugin for wordpress's official editor.