Aaron is getting ready for the new editor

Two months ago,¬† I finally started the process of creating new demos for some of my existing themes. But after seeing very little actually being done ūüėČ I have realised I need a better plan for which themes I want to continue working on. The first theme that has recieved an update in preparation for Gutenberg, and a¬†new demo and information page, is Aaron. While I continue the testing together with a couple of my theme users,¬† you can expect several smaller updates to fine tune the styling.¬† I want the editor and the front to match, but I still want it too look and feel like the same theme. I am generally a fan of Gutenberg -I am writing this post on my mobile,¬† with the plugin installed – but the frequent changes has not made it easy for theme developers. The following changes were made in version 3.2…

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