Weekend Edition #154 WordPress Page Builders and Blocks

Howdy, howdy. We had another interesting week and a lot of creativity around the block-editor. I hope, you enjoy this eclectic collection of links from brilliant people sharing their expertise on podcasts, YouTube shows, Meetups, and in blog posts. Let’s dive in … Yours, 💕Birgit Sections Block-editor for Content Creators At WordPress Meetup Montclair, Laura […]

Weekend Edition #153 Query-Block, Page Builders, Site Editor and more

Howdy, It’s been a while! How were your holidays? Did you get some rest? Wishing you and yours a Happy, healthy and prosperous New Year! May all the goals be reached and serendipity take you to new adventures. 🎉 ✨ 🍾 🎆 Now we need to catch up on the development and community around Gutenberg. […]

Weekend Edition #151 – Theme Development, Block Editor Plugins and Using Blocks Outside WordPress

Howdy! WordPress history was made this week, when the all-women release squad pushed WordPress 5.6 over the finish line. Congratulations to the co-leads, Josepha Haden, Helen Hou-Sandi and Dee Teal and their crew of 30+ women and people who identify as non-binary. On the announcement post, you can browse the list of all contributors and […]

Block Directory: a New Way of Extending WordPress

Updated: August 28, 2020: In August 2020, the Block Directory was released with WordPress 5.5. On August 7th, 2020, we published an article on the Workings of the Block Directory: Block Directory Slated for WordPress 5.5. In our August 6th, 2020 Live Q & A Show we discussed all the ins and outs of the […]

Update #106 Upcoming Events, Block building, Plugins and tutorials

Is already June 2019, WordCamp Europe has come to an end, and I realized, I have been curating the Gutenberg News and Updates around the WordPress ecosystem now already for two years. WOW. “All good things take time” is a quote from my father who just turned 92 this week. What have we been doing […]

Update #104 RichText Live Coding, Teaching Gutenberg to Content Editors and WordPress Team News

Happy Weekend! The first Quarter of 2019 is almost done. On Monday, we’ll upgrade a website with several editors to the Block editor. I’ll report back next weekend how it went. It’s the best preparation for our upcoming Live Q & A with WordPress trainers and educators who made it their business to help site […]

Update #103 – Block Development for WordPress, Managing Blocks, Themes for Gutenberg and upcoming Live Events

Howdy, howdy! And again, another three weeks came and went. I am back from Portland, OR and mostly recovered from the flu, that kept me in bed for three days. We have a lot of catching up to do! Let’s get to it! The team released two more versions of Gutenberg 5.2 and 5.3. The […]

The Secret Manual – Hidden Features and Gotchas in WordPress Gutenberg

For content creators, change in daily routine is fatal to productivity. This is especially true during the transition to Gutenberg since it still contains a few “gotchas” that may stymie people and interrupt workflow. I list a few here, along with some workarounds to assist users during active development. Gutenberg will be updated as soon […]

Update #102 – Tips and Tricks for developers & designers, on building blocks and themes

Howdy! It’s been about three weeks since the last Update post. I have been handicapped a bit. First, by a self-inflicted deep cut into my left thumb with a construction tool, #StitchesRUs. Then a needed vacation with dear friends, which ended in an clumsy sidewalk tumble. I am still working mostly from my couch with […]

Update #101 Site building Research, building with Blocks

WordPress and Gutenberg Development News WordPress 5.1 is scheduled to be released February 21, 2019. It will come with Gutenberg version 4.8. Gutenberg 5.0 (relased last week) is available as plugin. It will require WordPress 5.x core version. Site Building Research Results #1 Background #2 Site building Journey of Bloggers #3 Site building Journey of…