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 […]

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 […]

Episode 17: Using Gutenberg for News Sites w/ Peter Jukes, Thomas Eagle, and Andrew Staffell

A discussion with Byline Times editor Peter Jukes (@peterjukes) and Yeswework team members Andrew Staffell (@yeswework) and Thomas Eagle (@thomaseagle) about how custom blocks allow journalists to compose engaging layouts without the help of designers, and how ACF Blocks makes testing and iteration easier for developers. Resources Byline Times Byline Festival Yeswework Wikitribune Transcript Birgit […]

Episode 16: AMP Stories and Gutenberg w/ Pascal Birchler, Cathi Bosco, Alberto Medina and Weston Ruter

In this Live Q & A we covered some general news from the AMP Project, and AMP plugin and then discussed AMP Stories and their creation with our expert panelists: Cathi Bosco (@BeTheBreeze), UX Architect and Designer, while working with XWP worked on AMP Stories with the Google team, Pascal Birchler (@swissspidy), developer at Google […]

Episode 14: Teaching WordPress Block Editor w/ Angela Bowman, Bud Kraus, and Shawn Hesketh

Opportunities and challenges of teaching WordPress in the era of Gutenberg, the new WordPress block editor. – a discussion w/ Angela Bowman http://askwpgirl.com tweets @askwpgirl, Bud Kraus http://joyofwp.com – tweets @joyofwp Shawn Hesketh http://wp101.com – tweets @leftlane We talked about the great features of the block editor, plugins with blocks that augment the core editor, […]