Introduction to Global Styles, Block-based Themes and Two weeks of virtual WordPress events – Weekend Edition #168

Howdy, my friends! Hope you are all well. This week was a little less hectic, nevertheless again lots of information to digest about the block-editor and the upcoming WordPress 5.8 release. Today, you’ll find some great actionable tutorial, articles and tools. Again, I marvel at the extraordinary generosity of the people in the WordPress community […]

New Era for WordPress Themes in 2021 – Updates and voices around WordPress 5.8 release – Weekend Edition #167

Howdy, Happy May 2021! We are a third into 2021. Phew. I can’t tell you how relieved I feel that my husband and me as well as many US friends got vaccine shots. It’s also bitter-sweet and sad. In other places of the world there are again lock-downs. Hospitals are filling up fast. Hundreds of […]

Page Template Editor for WordPress 5.8, Videos and Plugins – Weekend Edition #166

Howdy, Yes, it’s been a while that you received a fully curated Weekend edition. After the move it took a while to get my office operational again. We still have too many boxes to unpack, though. Nevertheless, let’s catch up on Gutenberg news together! All the best, Birgit 💕 Gutenberg 10.4 Released (and 10.4.1) The […]

Full-Site-Editing – the Ultimate Resource List

Nothing in life is to be feared, it is only to be understood. Now is the time to understand more, so that we may fear less. — Marie Curie Josepha Haden, executive director for the WordPress open-source project, published the Big Goals for 2021. Among other topics she wrote, the goal for Full-Site-Editing is the ability to […]

Video: Full-Site Editing Overview with Anne McCarthy

As part of the Meta Meetup on April 15th 2021, Anne McCarthy gave a presentation on what Full-Site Editing entails, the updated scope of WordPress 5.8, what the FSE outreach program is and what issues surfaced during the four calls for testing from the group. It’s a fantastic and fast-paced presentation and covers a lot […]

New Gallery Block, Convert Blocks, Business News and more Weekend Edition #164

Howdy, Despite the new spread of the coronavirus in Europe and the problems around vaccinations, I am quite hopeful to be able to travel again in the second half of the year and visit the homeland after two years. Patience is a virtue. Today, we have a full roster of content for developers, content creators, […]

Full-site Editing MVP: Can I Build a Landing Page?

Josepha Haden Chomphosy was the featured guest on the inaugural episode of the WPTavern Jukebox podcast, hosted by Nathan Wrigley. In their conversation, they covered a lot of ground. The show is definitely worth your 40 minutes of listen. Around minute 23 of the audio they talked a bit more about Full-Site Editing and its […]

Building Forms with Blocks, Work w/ Blocks via GraphQL API, and more – Weekend Edition #163

Howdy, It’s another month, until we know if the Full-site editing experience is good enough for the merge into core. It still has many moving parts that need to fit neatly together to make it a good user experience and allow site owners to design their site within the boundaries of their block-based theme. Discover […]

Gutenberg, Block Editor and WordPress Roadmap

Last updated March 14, 2021 Full-Site Editing Go/NoGo decision for 5.8 Now that WordPress 5.7 is released since March 9th, 2021, the core team is planning 5.8 and putting the next release team together. Josepha Haden Chomphosy published two posts with additional information. Full-site editing pre-merge overview an updated time line of decision-making on the prototype/MVP […]