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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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…

Update #99 Gutenberg Phase 2 Starting up, Finding Blocks and more.

Gutenberg Phase 2 starting up with call for contributors, navigation blocks ideas and research in page building. Watch our Live Q & A conversation about Supporting & Testing WordPress 5.0. Find also a few more tips & tricks on using Gutenberg for content creation and block building. Hope you learn things! 💕 Monday was Gutenberg […]

Update #98 Getting used to the Block Editor, Learning Block Building, Plugins Getting Compatible

People paying more attention on using the new block editor and finding amazing hidden secrets. More and more developers explore learning how to build blocks and more an more plugins are getting compatible with the new editor. The most fun, I have had is finding new blocks and continue on my quest to find #280Blocks. […]