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Blocks, Patterns, and Layouts - Make WordPress Design

Gutenberg is diving deep into customization leading into 2020. With customization, and eventual full site editing, comes new terminology that needs to be defined. Blocks Blocks are the smallest, most atomic unit in the WordPress editor. The Paragraph is the… Continue Reading →

What’s new in Gutenberg? (13 November) - Make WordPress Core

In this newest release of Gutenberg, block content areas and the navigation block continue to be iterated upon. An experimental block pattern API has been added, and themes can now define custom gradient presets! The navigation block, demonstrating newly improved… Continue Reading →

Themes of the Future: A Design Framework and a Master Theme - WP Tavern

WordPress theming has a rich history. Over the years, theme authors have brought a plethora of features to the platform. In part, it is because they have often had to solve foundational issues with WordPress to create the features that… Continue Reading →

Agenda for Accessibility Team Meeting: November 8th 2019 - Make WordPress Accessible

This is the proposed agenda for the weekly accessibility team meeting on Friday November 8, 2019 at 15:00 UTC. Move Accessibility team meeting time according to end of daylight saving time New team Representatives for 2019-2020 Discuss issues recently raised on accessibility… Continue Reading →

Join the Gutenberg Customization Conversations 🎨 - Make WordPress Core

As we head towards the end of the year, two last projects surface as the culmination of the Gutenberg Customization phase. If you are interested in contributing, or want to join the ongoing discussions, this post outlines what the main… Continue Reading →

What’s new in Gutenberg? (30 October) - Make WordPress Core

Work on block content areas and the navigation menu block is accelerating in this release. In the meantime, this release continues the work on Gradients support and expand it to the Cover block while relying on classnames instead of inline… Continue Reading →

Editor chat summary: Wednesday, 23 October 2019 - Make WordPress Core

This post summarizes the latest weekly Editor meeting, held in the #core-editor Slack channel, on Wednesday, October 23, 2019, 13:00 UTC. Gutenberg 6.8 Gutenberg 6.8 RC is scheduled for release next week Monday. Weekly Priorities These week priorities are same… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg 6.7 Introduces Storybook and Gradient Backgrounds - WP Tavern

The Gutenberg team released version 6.7 of the Gutenberg plugin last week. The announcement post listed a little over three dozen bug fixes and several enhancements to existing features. The most notable features included in the update are Storybook support… Continue Reading →

What’s new in Gutenberg? (16 October) - Make WordPress Core

Work on stability and performance continues, and these bug-fixes have now been included in WordPress 5.3 RC 1. In addition, this release starts the work on gradient backgrounds. First, the support is added to the Button block. Improvements to the… Continue Reading →

What’s new in Gutenberg? (2 October) - Make WordPress Core

This is release is essentially focused on stability and performance. These bug-fixes and improvements have now been included in WordPress 5.3 beta 2. At the same time, architectural work is continuing to prepare the block content areas editing capabilities. 6.6… Continue Reading →

Lessons Learned Redesigning A SaaS Website With Gutenberg - WP Mayor

Never one to back down from a challenge, the team at Castos embarked upon the redesign of their website earlier this year with Gutenberg in mind. Here’s a look at what they learned along the way.

Rebirth of Creativity: Gutenberg and the Future of WordPress Themes - WP Tavern

I began using WordPress in 2005. I’d already been learning HTML and CSS for a couple of years. I even had a home-brewed blog that pulled posts from plain text files at one point. I knew enough JavaScript to do… Continue Reading →

WordPress 5.3 Beta 1 Ready for Testing, Includes 12 Gutenberg Releases and New Twenty Twenty Default Theme - WP Tavern

WordPress core contributors worked together today to package up 5.3 Beta 1 for release on schedule. The Core slack channel was abuzz this afternoon as developers pushed through last-minute commits and fixed issues ahead of shipping the beta. Iterations on… Continue Reading →

Editor chat summary: 18 September 2019 - Make WordPress Core

This post summarizes the weekly editor chat meeting on Wednesday, 18 September 2019 at 1300 UTC held in Slack. The agenda can be found here. Many folks were in transit, which made this a less busy meeting than usual. Gutenberg… Continue Reading →

What’s new in Gutenberg? (18 September) - Make WordPress Core

More than 46 contributors participated in the Gutenberg 6.5 release. It’s the last release that is going to be entirely included in the upcoming WordPress 5.3. This release comes with a huge number of features, improvements and bug fixes. Among… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg 6.5 Adds Experimental Block Directory Search to Inserter and New Social Links Block - WP Tavern

Gutenberg 6.5 was released today with a rough prototype that adds one-click search and installation of blocks from the block directory to the inserter. Selected blocks are automatically installed as a plugin in the background and inserted into the editor… Continue Reading →

TinyMCE Advanced: Plugin Overview - Elegant Themes

If you’ve experimented with the Gutenberg block editor and only kind of like it, the TinyMCE Advanced plugin may be a great “halfway” option so that you can move to the new editor and still have the type of control… Continue Reading →

Twenty Twenty: An Introduction to the New Default WordPress Theme - Kinsta Blog

Twenty Twenty is the new WordPress default theme coming with the latest release of WordPress 5.3. Like its predecessor Twenty Nineteen, Twenty Twenty has been designed with a special focus on Gutenberg. There’s a big difference between the two, though:… Continue Reading →

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