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There’s a lot of information coming over the next few weeks leading up to the WordPress 5.9 release. Check back on the dev notes section as it will grow throughout the week when new posts are published.
Block themes, a new way to build themes in WordPress 5.9.Updates for Settings, Styles, and theme.json.Gallery Block Refactor Dev Note.The new Navigation block.State of the Customizer with block themes in WordPress 5.9.Take more control over Inner Block Areas (as a block developer).Using multiple stylesheets per block.New Capability Queries in WordPress 5.9.Locking Blocks in WordPress 5.9.
Theme & Customizer
PHP 8.0 and 8.1
Reminder: Gutenberg 11.9 ships with WordPress 5.9.