WordPress Blocks Plugin Landscape

Earlier this year, Zac Gorden of JavaScript for WordPress asked me to give a presentation at the 2019 JavaScript For WordPress conference on the WordPress Blocks Plugins Landscape. I was honored and privileged to also work with Zac also on sponsor relationships to make sure the conference was free for the attendees and the team […]

Theme templates in a Full Site Editing experience with Enrique Piqueras in WordPress

A discussion with Gutenberg development team member Enrique Piqueras (@epiqueras1) who will walk us through the highlights of the experimental, full-site, editing experience, and then we will discuss how block-based themes could work, and how they are backwards compatible. Resources Theme Experiments on Github with four block-based themes. Jeff Ong’s tutorial on How to create […]

Block Directory: a New Way of Extending WordPress

The Block Directory is going to impact Gutenberg and WordPress is some amazing ways. It’s a new way of extending WordPress in a very granular way. At WordCamp US (2018) Matt Mullenweg announced the nine priority projects for 2019 and the Block Directory is one of them. The task is “Building a WordPress.org directory for […]

WordPress Design Team Proposals for consistency

On the Make.Design blog on WordPress.org, Dave Withley @davecave published a series of design proposals for WordPress development to increase consistency across features and areas – on a new color palette, on type scale, spacing systems and components. Join the conversation and contribute. Your opinion counts to make those proposal come reality. Featured image: from […]