Trying the new Twenty Nineteen theme

Most people who are interested in news about WordPress are quite curious about the new version (5.0.0) together with the new default theme (Twenty Nineteen). In just a few words: together with the Gutenberg editor, this new version is supposed to come as competition to the more and more popular SaaS tools for building websites yourself (e.g. Wix).

Steps to follow:

  • Download and install Peter Westwood’s Beta Tester Plugin – you can do it via the normal plugin install.
    After the install, go to Tools > Beta Testing and activate Bleeding edge nightlies
  • Do the available updates;
  • Make sure the theme list is in accordance to your desired items (this update added all the twenty themes);
  • Activate Twenty Nineteen and play with it.

Do remember to install the Gutenberg editor ?