WordFest, Big Audacious Goal, Block Editor Plugins and more

Weekend Edition #155 Howdy, howdy, This week felt that I finally landed in the new year. I could focus on client projects, manage distractions well. I found back to the rhythm of working every day. Feels good. It’s been a while that I talked so much to so many people about the block-editor and Gutenberg […]

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 […]

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 […]

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

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 […]