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Using WordPress 6

This page contains basic guidelines and resources for State of the Planet authors that published posts prior to the update to WordPress 6.4 in February, 2024.

Check and Correct Older Posts

Authors should check their previously published posts to make sure they’re displaying properly on State of the Planet’s updated WordPress platform. Before updating an older post be sure to convert it to blocks.

Using the Block Editor (aka Gutenberg)

WordPress’ new block editor works differently — and has many more features — than the classic editor. Here are some resources on getting started with the block editor:

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