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) […]

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 […]

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 […]

What does ‘Gutenberg-ready’ mean for WordPress themes?

This week on Heart Internet. “The new Blocks include baseline support in all themes, enhancements to opt-in to and the ability to extend and customize.” Gutenberg Handbook, Theme Support chapter That’s how the developer handbook for the block editor of starts its Theme Support chapter. In other words, there are a few features the block […]

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 […]