Live Q & A: Block-based Themes for Full-site editing feature in WordPress

Earlier this month, we hosted a Live Q & A with Carolina Nymark, Kjell Reigstad and Eileen Violini. We had about 90 people register, of which 40 attended on Zoom and 20 on YouTube. Kjell demonstrated on how to create a template part for the current theme, with blocks and no code. We answered about […]

Tooling: Using Create-Block Scaffolding and 3rd Party Templates

On May 21, Greg Ziolkowski and Fabian Kägy demonstrated in this Live Q & A on YouTube how to use create-block tool that comes with Gutenberg plugin and how to custom templates for creating blocks and share them on npm. You can reach Greg in WP Slack and on Twitter @gziolo and Fabian on Slack […]

Videos: WordCamp Santa Clarita: Block Editor and Gutenberg Talks #WCSCV April 2020

The second, virtual WordCamp took place on April 18, 2020. The videos are up on WordPress TV. In these talks, you learn How to create professional websites with blocks together with the Themes based on Genesis (Mary Baum) and GeneratePress (Alicia St Rose), how to use create-block scaffolding tool for custom block development, (Elizabeth Shilling) […]

Updated Gutenberg (and WordPress) Roadmap

Update May 13, 2020: Josepha Haden posted Update: Progress on Goals WordPress 5.5 Planning Roundup WP5.5 – August Release Feature Plugin: Automatic updates functionality for major WordPress Core releases (opt-in). Complete: Convert the widgets-editing areas complete. Complete: Functionality for full site editing complete behind experimental flag in the plugin. Complete: Global styles behind experimental flag in the plugin. […]

Block Editor updates for the WordPress 5.4 release

Update April 29, 2020 – Security release and bug fixes WordPress 5.4.1 This week the core team released 5.4.1  with a few fixes to the latest update that came out on March 31, 2020.  We looked at the release notes for the Block Editor fixes that were back-ported (6) to WordPress core. Update Search/RSS block […]

Resources: WPBlockTalk sessions

WPBlockTalk was a free, virtual event and took place April 2, 2020. This event was organized through the WordPress community with support from Automattic. We collected the resources available for you and will update it as soon as the videos are available. We have already a few links to the slide decks. 12 Sessions by […]

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 […]