Gutenberg development is progressing quickly and it’s almost certain that new block editor will be included in WordPress core in several months.
We at htmlBurger are excited about this change. We’re committed to maintaining Carbon Fields and making sure that it will play nicely with Gutenberg.
In order to achieve that we’re working on 2 fronts.
First, we’ll make sure that custom fields containers work flawlessly within the “Post Meta” boxes below the Gutenberg editor.
Additionally, we’re working on new container type
block that allows developers to define dynamic Gutenberg blocks like this:
Defining this block will:
– Add a dynamic block to Gutenberg (those are rendered with PHP rather than js)
– The block will be rendered on the front-end via the callback function provided in
You can follow the development of this feature in branch
v3 here: https://github.com/htmlburger/carbon-fields/tree/v3
We expect to have the first version by end of November.
Stay tuned for further updates!