Newspack Plugin

  • Removed the theme selection option from the onboarding wizard.

Blocks

  • Added a new Subscribe block pattern.
  • Deprecated block support for the “aside” post format.
  • Various bugfixes for the Homepage Posts, Post Carousel, and Author Profile blocks.

Theme

  • Added support for the Trust Indicators plugin’s job title field in author bios.
  • Deprecated theme support for the “aside” post format.
  • Bugfixes for the Column block, heading styles on mobile viewports, and styles for the Video block.

Newsletters

  • Style updates for the “new newsletter” modal wizard.
  • Improved handling of “newsletter sent” and “public” statuses via core WordPress post statuses.

Ads

  • Added support for default Newspack ad units, to make adding ads to your site easier than ever.