Block Editor updates for the WordPress 5.4 release

Update April 29, 2020 – Security release and bug fixes WordPress 5.4.1 This week the core team released 5.4.1  with a few fixes to the latest update that came out on March 31, 2020.  We looked at the release notes for the Block Editor fixes that were back-ported (6) to WordPress core. Update Search/RSS block […]

Resources: WPBlockTalk sessions

WPBlockTalk was a free, virtual event and took place April 2, 2020. This event was organized through the WordPress community with support from Automattic. We collected the resources available for you and will update it as soon as the videos are available. We have already a few links to the slide decks. 12 Sessions by […]

WordPress Blocks Plugin Landscape

Earlier this year, Zac Gorden of JavaScript for WordPress asked me to give a presentation at the 2019 JavaScript For WordPress conference on the WordPress Blocks Plugins Landscape. I was honored and privileged to also work with Zac also on sponsor relationships to make sure the conference was free for the attendees and the team […]

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 […]

WordPress Design Team Proposals for consistency

On the Make.Design blog on WordPress.org, Dave Withley @davecave published a series of design proposals for WordPress development to increase consistency across features and areas – on a new color palette, on type scale, spacing systems and components. Join the conversation and contribute. Your opinion counts to make those proposal come reality. Featured image: from […]