Live Q & A: The Making of Open-Source Story by Yoast with Blocks

Yoast partner and CTO, Omar Reiss and content team lead Willemien Hallebeek took us behind the scenes of the making of the Open-Source Story, a richly illustrated and interactive post about the nature of open-source from a collaborative business point of view. They also shared how they built it with the WordPress block editor, explain […]

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 […]

Block Editor Workshops on Learn.WordPress #LearnWP

The community, training, WordPressTV and the marketing teams collaborated and created the official learning site Learn.WordPress.org with on-demand video workshops and discussion groups on Meetup.com. The teams have been working on the site for several months, and launched it officially this week. The workshops cover a broad range of topics, from how to use the […]

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 […]

98 Plugins for the new WordPress Block editor

Over the last 18 months, we have used and tested quite a few plugins providing Blocks beyond the default blocks of Gutenberg or add-ons to the workings of the block editor. Then I started making a list and it became a major undertaking! I was not able to test all plugins mentioned here. So use […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]

Update #100 – Courses, Tutorials, Blocks and more

One (1) Year of Gutenberg Times, 100 hand-curated Updates since June 2017, the 10th episode of our Live Q & A on YouTube. 45,000 visitors. These are all just numbers. All that matters is that you are here! Thank you. Leave a comment on any of the posts, and tells me more about yourself! 💕 […]

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. […]