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 […]

How to Create a Copy of Your WordPress site to test it for Gutenberg

Why Bother? With WordPress 5, the new block editor, codenamed Gutenberg made its way into the core of WordPress. Some of you might heed to the calls of caution. Every new feature has some teething problems and unless you want to spent some of your time troubleshooting update issues, the prudent thing for you to […]

To Try or Not to Try? Themes & Plugins: Known conflicts with Gutenberg

In January, I wrote on the WP4Good blog: Although, many Themes and Plugin developers started working on Blocks for Gutenberg, teams of larger projects won’t be able to start compatibility testing until the first beta version [of WordPress 5.0] is released. Fast iteration and patches will follow for issues discovered. There might be a few […]

Github Gist Embed

Daniel Bachhuber wrote a blog post on how to convert a shortcode to a block  to embed a Github Gist into a post. We used it in our post about Lara Schenck's developer talk at Hollywood WordPress Meetup. Daniel Bachhuber: How to Convert a Shortcode to a Gutenberg Block Demo Code on GitHub /pantheon-systems/github-gist-gutenberg-block Now […]