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 […]

Case Study: A #Nocode Contributor Journey On The WordPress Gutenberg GitHub Repo

WordFest 2021 Talk by Birgit Pauli-Haack Ways a non-developer can contribute via the GitHub repository. Example: WordPress Gutenberg. Learn some lingo, creating and commenting on issues, search labels and work on finding solutions by commenting on design, and functionality. You don’t have to be a developer to contribute to WordPress. The talk was live-streamed on […]

Gutenberg, Block Editor and WordPress Roadmap

Last updated January 22, 2020 Big Picture Goals 2021 Josepha Haden set the goal posts for the WordPress projects for 2021 Timeline for Full Site Editing: MVP in the plugin by April 2021 v1 in Core by WordPress 5.8. Learn.WordPress regularly publish new workshops and lesson plans, maintain a high pass rate on workshop quizzes to […]

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, đź’•Birgit Sections Block-editor for Content Creators At WordPress Meetup Montclair, Laura […]

Weekend Edition #152-Block-Based Themes, G2 Components, Block Pattern Directory and more

Happy Holidays! It’s almost there, in less than two weeks, we leave 2020 behind us and start the New Year! Wishing you and yours all the best for this new beginning, good health, prosperity and happiness. Yours, đź’•Birgit State of the Word This week’s State of the Word was different from the previous years, as […]

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 […]

The WordPress Block Patterns Resource List

Introduced to WordPress writers, theme developers and implementers in WordPress 5.5 release, Block Patterns, tested in the Gutenberg plugins since its 7.7 version, came to all WordPress sites. They open the door to be creative with blocks and make creative layouts available for content creators and site editors without using more than the core blocks. […]