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 […]

Episode 17: Using Gutenberg for News Sites w/ Peter Jukes, Thomas Eagle, and Andrew Staffell

A discussion with Byline Times editor Peter Jukes (@peterjukes) and Yeswework team members Andrew Staffell (@yeswework) and Thomas Eagle (@thomaseagle) about how custom blocks allow journalists to compose engaging layouts without the help of designers, and how ACF Blocks makes testing and iteration easier for developers. Resources Byline Times Byline Festival Yeswework Wikitribune Transcript Birgit […]

Episode 16: AMP Stories and Gutenberg w/ Pascal Birchler, Cathi Bosco, Alberto Medina and Weston Ruter

In this Live Q & A we covered some general news from the AMP Project, and AMP plugin and then discussed AMP Stories and their creation with our expert panelists: Cathi Bosco (@BeTheBreeze), UX Architect and Designer, while working with XWP worked on AMP Stories with the Google team, Pascal Birchler (@swissspidy), developer at Google […]

On Gutenberg (Resources) – Matt Mullenweg’s Summer Update at WordCamp Europe

Matt Mullenweg gave attendees of WordCamp Europe a Tour around the Block editor in WordPress. He starts out with a recap of the four phases of Gutenberg, then he showed-off the newest features available in the block editor. He also highlighted a few examples of Gutenberg in the wild, talked about what’s coming out next […]