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Choosing the Best Gutenberg Friendly Theme for your Site

October 17 @ 5:00 pm - 6:30 pm

Gutenberg is the codename for the new WordPress editor which was introduced with WordPress 5.0. It’s fast, flexible, and opens up a new world of possibilities for creating your content your way in all parts of your site.

As soon as WordPress 5 officially hit the web in 2018, as a growing number of WordPress-based online resources started the update for Gutenberg compatibility and WP Gutenberg themes started to grow.

A Gutenberg friendly theme works seamlessly with the latest WordPress version.
Some of the benefits of Gutenberg-friendly WordPress themes are:
-Responsive and retina ready design
– Allow adding custom blocks
-Integrate with other page builders
-Optimized for SEO and speed performance

There are currently over 73.3 million active Gutenberg sites, and over 234 million posts composed using the Gutenberg editor, according to https://gutenstats.blog which has some interesting data around Gutenberg usage (numbers are based on information collected through wordpress.com and active JetPack installs).

In short, Gutenberg is the new WordPress editor for posts and pages. It can ease work with content a lot. You don’t need knowledge of HTML or CSS to place two blocks of content next to each other. Gutenberg themes are block themes, block-based, free full site editing themes with block patterns for full site editing will help beginners build beautiful WordPress websites.

During this meetup, Laurence Bahiirwa (omukiguy.com) will be sharing more about how to choose the best theme for WordPress sites!

Check out these Reference links:
https://www.wpbeginner.com/showcase/gutenberg-friendly-wordpress-themes/

https://www.bluehost.com/help/article/choosing-wordpress-theme

https://www.watermelonwebworks.com/picking-a-wordpress-theme-in-the-age-of-gutenberg/

https://webdesign.tutsplus.com/articles/gutenberg-optimized-themes–cms-32428

https://monsterspost.com/gutenberg-compatible-wordpress-themes/

Meeting ID: 977 6866 1009
Passcode: meet

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Details

Date:
October 17
Time:
5:00 pm - 6:30 pm
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/Jinja-WordPress-Meetup/events/281464326/

Organizer

Jinja WordPress Meetup
Website:
https://www.meetup.com/Jinja-WordPress-Meetup/

Venue

Online event

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