WP 5 – what new Wordpress 5
WordPress 4.8 was released in begin June. CMS get new capability in widget, refuse support IE8-10 and more. 6 month needed developer for update from 4.7 to 4.8 and 14 november 2017 CMS will be update to 4.9. Next step WordPress 5.
WordPress 5 - release date
WP5 most likely will be release in first half 2018. Last major version update was 4 september 2014 years. In those days developers update version CMS from 3.9 to 4.0 within 6 month, more precisely - 16 april 2014 to 4 september 2014. If now will be as before, then release WP5 expect in spring - summer 2018.
WordPress 5 - list innovation
Matt Mullenweg, creator CMS WordPress, posted in personal blog information about new text editor Gutenberg. This is editor in begin september was access which plugin for CMS WordPress and get mixed reviews. Users expressed serious worries abot future platform which will be based in text editor Gutenberg. Matt assure - new WP5 realese will be when Gutenberg full complete. Yet lead developer Gutenberg answering to negative reviews mention about disable Gutenberg which default parameter.
Gutenberg may install in WordPress 4.8 of oficial marketplace - plugin editor Gutenberg. Plugin has over 2000 install, but middle rating reviews - 2.4 star.
matt-mclaughlin: I think the core issue is really simple – as a writer I don’t think in blocks.
johannes68: Gutenberg will make Joomla great again!
brechtryckaert: It’s a change for sure, but people who have been used to page builders like Visual Composer.
Read More about new text editor WordPress.
WP + React — new library for admin panel
React.js use in new editor Gutenberg, which may based editor in WordPress 5. Probably React.js in future can do a default library. Now have problem of license, Facebook - the creators React.js, not want to reconsider license library, that impede WordPress 5 be full open source product. Matt Mullenweg say - '... nothing to announce about Gutenberg licensing today'.
WP5 - new view administrator panel
New editor - new view admin panel. In Gutenberg use 3 column for content, but fields middle column move in right column. This style most probably will be also in other pages.