Going Gutenberg

In Chapter III of the Going Gutenberg series, we announced the release of Events Gutenberg, a free extension for The Events Calendar which activates the new block-based editor on the event post type. It’s been about a month since that initial release, and in that time we’ve continued to release updates with bug fixes and…

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We’re excited to announce the release of an official extension for The Events Calendar called Events Gutenberg. As its name implies, it brings the power of WordPress’ new block editor—code-named “Gutenberg“—to The Events Calendar’s event post type. Like the official Gutenberg plugin itself, this extension is not intended for use on production sites yet. But…

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Gutenberg Chapter 2

In Chapter I of the Going Gutenberg blog series, we examined how the introduction of the new WordPress editor—codenamed “Gutenberg”—is a rare and exciting opportunity to evolve our plugins. It’s time to take a closer look at how, specifically, The Events Calendar and its add-ons will be impacted by the new editor. The Event Post…

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Gutenberg Chapter 1

We’ve made significant rewrites and refactors of our products over the years, but adapting our plugins to fully integrate with the new editor coming in WordPress version 5.0—code-named “Gutenberg”—is the biggest ecosystem change we’ve faced since the introduction of custom post types. Agencies and developers have been speaking out in large number and loud volume…

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