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WordPress continues to follow its roadmap: the most popular CMS on the market has just announced the release of beta 1 of WordPress 6.0! A test phase which takes place 6 weeks before the release of the final version, scheduled for May 24.

WordPress 6.0 brings its share of new features

Beta 1 of WordPress 6.0 offers to test many features, both in terms of design and design and ergonomics.

Among the new options related to the design of your site:

  • Change of style: it is now possible to change the appearance of your page via a block theme, without having to change the theme entirely. WordPress 6.0 also supports local fonts API with PHP or theme.json, which increases the possibilities in terms of styling.
  • Saving styles: you can save custom styles, both for your blocks and for your buttons.

Regarding the design:

  • Additional templates: access blocks to edit 5 more additional templates namely author, date, categories, tag and taxonomy.
  • Improved design tools: WordPress 6.0 features a new color panel, more transparency options, additional group block variants, and the ability to choose a cover image and control its exact size.
  • New Blocks: Discover new blocks such as Comments, Learn More, No Results in Query Loop, Author Bio, and Avatar.

WordPress 6.0 also offers new features for ergonomics:

  • Multiple selection: select text from several different blocks, and edit it more easily.
  • Blocking of the user interface: you can disable the option that allows you to move or delete a block, directly within the editor.
  • List View Improvements: WordPress 6.0 includes new keyboard shortcuts to select multiple blocks for editing, or to view your content more easily with the default collapsed view.

Note: WordPress reminds that this version is still under development and specifies that you should not “install, run and test this version of WordPress on a production or critical website”.

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