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What is the size of the FSE project?

Question: What is the size of the FSE project?

Answer: It’s pretty huge. Here are some statistics.

Measurement Current value Where to find out more
Project duration “We’re about 2 years into a 10 year project.” cite. Matt Mullenweg Watch the Demo Site Editor video
Gutenberg releases Over 100 of the main plugin GitHub WordPress/Gutenberg
Contributors Over 1,000 Over 750 have contributed code directly to the GitHub repository. Many others have performed other contributor roles. See How do I become a contributor?
FSE Testers Over 300 #fse-outreach-experiment
Active installations 300,000+ Gutenberg plugin on WordPress.org
Plugin size 7.4 MB 76% JavaScript, 9% PHP
FSE themes not that many yet. 5 on WordPress.org See Which themes are being migrated?
Blocks Over 170 Gutenberg blocks at blocks.wp-a2z.org
Some stats as of 8th May 2021

The source code for Gutenberg is over 11 times the size of the first version of WordPress

Herb’s calculator

WordPress version: 5.7.2

Gutenberg version: 10.8.0

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