New Gallery Block, Convert Blocks, Business News and more Weekend Edition #164

Howdy, Despite the new spread of the coronavirus in Europe and the problems around vaccinations, I am quite hopeful to be able to travel again in the second half of the year and visit the homeland after two years. Patience is a virtue. Today, we have a full roster of content for developers, content creators, […]

Building Forms with Blocks, Work w/ Blocks via GraphQL API, and more – Weekend Edition #163

Howdy, It’s another month, until we know if the Full-site editing experience is good enough for the merge into core. It still has many moving parts that need to fit neatly together to make it a good user experience and allow site owners to design their site within the boundaries of their block-based theme. Discover […]

Full-Site Editing Testing, Merge Timeline, and Plugins for Block Editor Weekend Edition #162

Howdy, With the WordPress 5.7 out of the way, the next couple of month are all about Full-site Editing testing and planing for 5.8. I love it when a plan comes together! The WordPress team responsible for the release of the 5.7 version delivered on time. Meet “Esperanza”, the first WordPress release of 2021. Marvel […]

Using the Block Editor For Content Upgrades, Help Test New Gutenberg Features, Newsletter plugin – Weekend Edition #161

Howdy, howdy! I found some spectacular content for the various use cases of the Block Editor, especially for Content Creators and Site Owners, also new plugins and updates from the WordPress teams. Enjoy! Yours, 💕Birgit Block Editor for Content Creators and Site Owners 19 Gutenberg Features You Might Not Be Aware Of (But Should!)Nick Schäferhoff […]

Block editor for screen readers, Reusable blocks and so much more – Weekend Edition #160

Howdy, howdy! I found plenty of Gutenberg posts around the net. From the DevNotes for the next major WordPress version to plugin updates and first feedback from the FSE second call for testing. With the first release candidate of WordPress 5.7 available, we also get to study the upcoming features and changes via the Field […]

100th Gutenberg release, 47 Answers and Material Design – Weekend Edition #159

Howdy, howdy! This week the #core-editor team released Gutenberg plugin version 10.0, making it their 100th version. Congratulations to all the WordPress contributors! Although the GitHub repo counts 722 contributors, many thousands more contributors have been involved in the making and improvment of the block editor. You can read Riad Benguella’s reflections on the WordPress […]

Full-Site Editing picks up steam, Block-based Themes and Plugins for the WordPress Block-Editor

Weekend Edition #156 Howdy, howdy, There was a lot of Gutenberg in my week! How is your week going? Monday, I was with Nathan Wrigley and Paul Lacey of This Week in WordPress #147 for an early podcast recording. We discussed Block Editor and Page Builders, Gutenberg contributions and then, of course, other WordPress News. […]

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 […]

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, 💕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, 💕Birgit State of the Word This week’s State of the Word was different from the previous years, as […]