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WordPress Portsmouth Online Meetup – 21st October 2020 – Gutenberg – the block editor
WordPress Portsmouth Online Meetup – 21st October 2020 – Gutenberg – the block editor

Join the WordPress Portsmouth Online Meetup on 21st Octobrr 2020 to learn about Gutenberg - the block editor - from Belinda Mustoe.

The new editor for WordPress is developed as a plugin called Gutenberg. At major WordPress releases those parts of Gutenberg that are ready are merged into WordPress core. Belinda will be providing an introduction to some of the newer features of Gutenberg as well as giving an overview of the block editor in WordPress 5.5.

About Belinda Mustoe


Belinda is a Freelance WordPress developer who has spent the last few years focusing on JavaScript and developing custom Gutenberg Blocks. She has been a WordCamp Manchester organizer and is a regular at Manchester WordPress User Group. You can find some of her work at: verytwisty.com



All levels of experience of WordPress and website publishing welcome. We are a learning and development group. We welcome WordPress beginners.

As this is a virtual meetup attendees can come from far and wide.

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Thanks to Non Stop Business Support, Bobbing Wide, and Drew Westcott for their in-kind sponsorship of this WordPress MeetUp.


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The WordPress Portsmouth Meetup, also known as WordUp Pompey!, is a free monthly meetup and community for WordPress users, enthusiasts and experts in Portsmouth and the surrounding area.

From the start of 2019 we’ll be meeting on the third Wednesday at The Technopole, Portsmouth, just off the M275 from 7:00 pm.

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