Customizing WordPress Block Editor for Client Projects

Victor Ramirez is the Lead product analytics engineer @TheKnotWW and worked @DowJones @WSJ until about 9 months ago? He is also a co-organizer of WordCamp NYC and WordPress meetup. Founder of the Abstract Agency doing digital marketing and content strategy for customers.  Over Labor Day weekend he posted a twitter thread on his progressive plant to customizing […]

New Block-Based Widget Screen in Gutenberg 8.9 – First Tests

With the Gutenberg 8.9 release, WordPress developers removed the ‘experimental flag’ from the new block-based Widget Screen and it will take over the default way of managing widgets. Not to be a spoiler, but the widget screen is still experimental. If you use the Gutenberg plugin in a production environment, you might be accustomed to […]

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) […]

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 […]