If you update your site to WordPress 4.9.8, you’ll find a “Try Gutenberg” callout on the dashboard. Who sees this and can it be switched off?
When WordPress 4.9.8 hits, it will include a callout to try Gutenberg. It’s a great way to bring it to the attention of those who may not already be aware of it. However, for those who already are, it may be unwelcome.
It can be dismissed easily but if you’re managing a number of sites you may not want it to appear in the first place, save getting a lot of questions from users.
There is a plugin available to ensure it doesn’t appear but, tbh, it’s a lot simpler than even that.
The brand-new, all-singing, all-dancing, editor for WordPress is due imminently and I’ve been using the beta version for some time for creating posts on this site. Recently you may have noticed a little advertisement of this fact has appeared at the top of (some of) my posts – I’ve added this to help promote Gutenberg.
Let me share the code I’ve used to do this…