Gutenberg 4.3 Changelog

  • Allow toggling the core custom fields meta box.
  • Introduce Annotations API across Block and Formatting.
  • Allow using a YouTube URL (or other sources) in the Video block and transparently convert it to Embed.
  • Allow Alt+F10 keyboard shortcut to navigate to block toolbar regardless of the toolbar visibility (isTyping, etc).
  • Return focus to element that opened the post publish panel after it is closed.
  • Avoid unnecessary re-renders when navigating between blocks.
  • Improve interactions around Columns block.
  • Improve keyboard navigation through the Gallery block.
  • Use full parser in do_blocks with nested block support. This switch will allow dynamic blocks which contain nested blocks inside of them and it will pave the way for a filtering API to structurally process blocks.
  • Refactor contextual toolbar to work better with floats.
  • Auto-refresh Popovers position but only refresh if the anchor position changes.
  • Add min-width to audio block.
  • Avoid auto-saving with empty post content.
  • Display correct Taxonomy labels.
  • Fix incorrect import name.
  • Fix styling issue with checkboxes.
  • Add full set of reusable block post type labels (addresses “no blocks found” state).
  • Fix right to left block alignment.
  • Fix “updating failed” notices showing on long-open tabs.
  • Fix default PHP parser to cast inner blocks as arrays.
  • Fix JS/PHP inconsistencies with empty attributes on parsing.
  • Link to the source image in the media block.
  • Fix select all keyboard shortcut for Safari and Firefox.
  • Create multiple blocks when multiple files are drag and dropped.
  • Fixes potential theme syle.css clash.
  • Makes preview button a link (a11y).
  • Stop re-rendering all blocks on arrow navigation.
  • Add constraint tabbing to post publish panel (a11y).
  • Fix image uploading bug (incorrect JSON in apiFetch).
  • Fix taxonomy visibility for contributors.
  • Adds aria labels to images in gallery blocks during editing (a11y).
  • Formatting fix for blockquotes.
  • Hide custom fields when meta box is disabled.
  • Limits blockquote color auto-selection to solid color blocks for readability.
  • Fixes announcement on multi-selection of blocks (a11y).
  • Display upload errors in the image block.
  • Fixes selection of embed type blocks.
  • Fixes JSON attribute parsing.
  • Fixes post publish focus (a11y).
  • Resolve macOS Firefox / Safari sibling inserter behavior.
  • Fix visibility of sibling inserter on tab focus.
  • Fix issue with pasting from Word where an image would be created instead of text.
  • Fix multi-selection for float elements.
  • Fetch all tag terms, not just first 100.
  • Correctly displays media on the right.
  • Only show named image sizes.
  • Improves handling of paste action.
  • Updates displayed permalink after permalink is edited.
  • Adjust font size for contrast warning (a11y).
  • Better handles formatting – nested and Google Docs.
  • Fixes suggestion list scrolling when using keyboard (a11y).
  • Fixes block and menu navigation a11y.
  • Click to close dropdown popover.
  • Fix save lock control.
  • Timezone handling fix.
  • Improve a11y of empty text blocks.
  • Fix states for publish buttons.
  • Fix backspace behavior.
  • Change aria labels for paragraph blocks (a11y).
  • Add support for prepare RichText tree.
  • With this change we force the browser to treat the textarea for the
  • code editor as auto when handling direction for its display to preserve the ability to interact with the block delimiters.
  • Rename parentClientId to rootClientId.
  • Remove deprecated findDOMNode call from Tooltip component.
  • Remove unused ref assignment to RichText.
  • Remove redundant onClickOutside handler from Dropdown.
  • Refactor block state.
  • Remove Cloudflare warning for blocked API calls.
  • Remove _wpGutenbergCodeEditorSettings (dead code).
  • Adds periods to block a11y descriptions.
  • Refactor embed block.
  • Handle metabox warning exceptions.
  • Refactor RichText to update formatting bar on format availability changes.
  • Rename wp-polyfill-ecmascript.
  • Update translator comments for quote and pullquote.
  • Remove findDOMNode useage from NavigableToolbar.
  • Changes handling of dates to properly handling scheduling.
  • Remove findDomNode from withHoverAreas.
  • Fixes missing translator comments.
  • Refactor to import Format API components.
  • Refactor of change detection: initial edits.
  • Adds better translation comments to “resolve” and “resolve block”.
  • Adds option for blocks with child blocks to change selection behavior.
  • Allows blocks to disable being converted to reusable blocks.
  • Improve undo/redo states.
  • Updates parsing to better handle nested content.
  • Remove undefined className argument from save().
  • Use different tooltips for different alignment buttons.
  • Improve performance and handling of autosave.
  • Improve gallery upload for multiple images: load one by one.
  • Adds context variable to RichText component.
  • Avoid calling missing get_current_screen function.
  • Make cssnano remove all style comments.
  • Refactor normalizeBlockType.
  • Shows icon in block toolbar.
  • Makes kitchensink button removable from plugins.
  • Fix popover sizing on screen change (autorefresh)
  • Improvement to Columns block.
  • Update block description for consistency.
  • Refactor block styles registration.
  • Use apostrophe instead of single-quote character in strings.
  • Add transformations between video and media and text block.
  • Version update for NPM packages.
  • Update Lerna to latest version.
  • Validates link format in RichText.
  • Refactor contextual toolbar to work better with floats.
  • Move wp-polyfill-ecmascript override to scripts registration.
  • Improves consistency of parser tests.
  • Remove code coverage.
  • Adds mocking helpers for E2E tests.
  • Runs E2E tests with the user in author role.
  • Adds tests for Format API.
  • Adds E2E test for rapid enter presses.
  • Fix typo in documentation.
  • Fix typos in block API documentation.
  • Improved documentation and examples for withFilters.
  • Fix some broken links in documentation.
  • Fix typo and quote consistency.
  • Remove duplicated word.
  • Adds custom block icon instructions.
  • Update documentation on keyboard shortcuts.
  • Updates isSelectionEnabledDocumentation.
  • Update FontSizePicker component documentation.
  • Export switchToBlockType function.
  • Remove mobile RN test suite (temporary measure).
  • Improve styling of next page block.
  • Removes fixed cover on iOS (unsupported in mobile Safari).
  • Adds support for native media picker.
  • Remove onChange delay.
  • Exposes slot/fill pattern to mobile.
  • Expose @wordpress/editor to mobile.
  • Refreshes native post block merge.
  • Properly handle cancel on the media picker.

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