For marketing professionals and designers using WordPress as the content management system for their website, December 2018 is a new experience. WordPress 5.0 features new ways to add photos and content to pages and posts.
I believe that they are trying to compete with some of the drag and drop platforms like SquareSpace or Wix, but it probably goes further than that.
For those who are learning about changes to the new editing software, take a look at the free WordPress Tutorials with videos and posts about using WordPress 5.0.
If you are intimidated, don’t be. It’s actually much more intuitive than the old WordPress and you’ll be able to make it work for you in no time.