Hi, I know there is a general lack of clarity on the upcoming Gutenberg editor and likely changes to meta-boxes – I just wondered if you have any thoughts or advice on the use of ACF in new projects? I really need the flexible content field for an upcoming site, but I’m hesitant to use it if there’s a possibility that WP 5 could break the system!
Do you have any plans to adapt ACF to work with reactjs?
You’d have to ask the developer. The best way to do that is here https://support.advancedcustomfields.com/new-ticket/
Meta isn’t going anywhere and I don’t think the system will be broken. My personal opinion is that it’s not what my clients want and I’ll be installing whatever plugin will exist to remove gutenberg.
There are at least 2 plugins available to remove it and it hasn’t been added yet https://wordpress.org/plugins/search/Gutenberg/. I’ve been following it and it is not what I want or how I build sites. Most of the companies I work for have strict content layout rules and style guides and I’m not about to let a site editor willynilly play with page layout.
Thanks @blackpenpress We are building a large multibrand publishing platform so we have to think 5 year life span. FYI I saw some twitter posts on the recent 5.7.0beta3 and showing that ACF has compatibility. Seems Elliot has some further roadmap but what is unclear. Asking on Twitter too.
I appreciate the fast reply.
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