Stop the Presses: Gutenberg is What WordPress Needs, but It Doesn’t Go Nearly Far Enough

Update December 5, 2017: We have published a new look at Gutenberg, reflecting the plugin’s state several months after these impressions.

“Everyone’s a critic,” as the saying goes, and nowhere more so than around Gutenberg, the upcoming content editor overhaul slated for WordPress 5.0. Gutenberg has been the subject of soaring vision statements, angst-filled comments sections, and dozens (hundreds?) of cautiously-optimistic-to-mixed-to-confused-to-skeptical-to-concerned reviews.