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Diving Deep Into the Latest Gutenberg WordPress Editor (2021) - Kinsta Blog

When the WordPress block editor, or Gutenberg, launched in December 2018, we didn’t know what to expect. Sure, we’d had plenty of time to play around with its beta version, but we couldn’t predict how smoothly the actual launch would… Continue Reading →

Editor chat summary: Wednesday, 28 July 2021 - Make WordPress Core

This post summarizes the latest weekly Editor meeting (agenda, slack transcript), held in the #core-editor Slack channel, on Wednesday, July 28, 2021, 14:00 UTC. WordPress 5.8 WordPress 5.8 was released on 20th July check out the release post for a… Continue Reading →

How to Resize Blocks in WordPress - Elegant Themes

The Gutenberg Block Editor, introduced officially in WordPress 5.0, gives users the opportunity to fully customize their WordPress content and sites. No longer constrained by the need to create in a WYSIWYG tool like the TinyMCE Classic Editor, Gutenberg provides… Continue Reading →

Configuring Theme Design with theme.json - News

Starting in WordPress 5.8, a new tool — “theme.json” — is available to use in your theme. Maybe you’re hearing about it for the first time, or maybe you’re testing and developing themes with it already. Either way, I’m glad you’re… Continue Reading →

Widgets in WordPress 5.8 and Beyond - Make WordPress Design

WordPress 5.8 (released last week ) brings the power of Gutenberg blocks to widget areas — which means highly customizable layout and styling options, and a more WYSIWYG editing experience. I made a test site based on oldie-but-goodie Twenty Sixteen theme, which… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg 11.1 Adds Drag-and-Drop Support for List View and Upgrades Block Borders - WP Tavern

The Gutenberg plugin continues to march forward. Yesterday’s release, coming merely a day after the launch of WordPress 5.8, brings several new features and nearly three dozen bug fixes. The big-ticket items are drag-and-drop blocks in the list view and… Continue Reading →

#5 – Robert Jacobi on Why He’s Putting Gutenberg First - WP Tavern

About this episode. On the podcast today we have Robert Jacobi. Robert is Director of WordPress at Cloudways. He’s been working with open source software for almost twenty years, and has been the president of Joomla, a member of Make… Continue Reading →

A Walk Around… The Search Block - Make WordPress Design

Welcome to a new installment of the series where I look at the current state of Gutenberg blocks and propose improvements. In my previous post, I talked about the Table block. This time I’ll be discussing another important component: the… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg 11.0 Includes Over 70 Bug Fixes, Continues Improving With WordPress 5.8 Just Two Weeks Away - WP Tavern

Gutenberg 11.0 landed yesterday with a pile of changes. The development team has been moving fast, and it shows. For a two-week cycle, version 11.0 includes an insane number of bug fixes. Contributors squashed over 70 in this release alone…. Continue Reading →

Taking the Leap: Building My First WordPress Block Plugin - WP Tavern

Like most years, I spent this U.S. Independence Day cooped up with my furry friends. I closed all the windows, shuttered the blinds, switched on a couple of fans for white noise, and clicked the television on. My cats and… Continue Reading →

FSE Outreach Round #8: A Developer-Centric Call for Testing Theme JSON Configuration - WP Tavern

Round #8 of the Full Site Editing (FSE) Outreach Program began yesterday. Instead of the user-centric call for testing features from the UI, program lead Anne McCarthy asks that volunteers dive into code. The new adventure is all about testing… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg 10.9 Renames the Query Block, Adds Collapsible List View Items, and Rolls Out Rich URL Previews - WP Tavern

Yesterday, Gutenberg 10.9 landed in the WordPress plugin directory. The update overhauls the Query and Query Loop blocks, allows users to expand or collapse items in the editor list view, and introduces rich URL preview cards for links. The new… Continue Reading →

Side-by-Side Image Challenge - Make WordPress Design

Drag and drop is known for being one of the most intuitive interaction patterns there is. One behavior that users might expect to find in Gutenberg is the ability to create side-by-side images by dragging and dropping an image next… Continue Reading →

A Walk Around… The Table Block - Make WordPress Design

In this post I’d like to talk about the Table Block and propose several improvements and enhancements. Many of these changes require implementing one important feature: multi-cell selection. Others, like improving the initial placeholder state, could be addressed independently. If… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg 10.8 Adds New Typography Controls and Block Previews - WP Tavern

On Wednesday, Gutenberg 10.8 landed in the WordPress plugin directory. The release includes new typography options for controlling the Heading block’s font-weight and the List block’s font family. The Audio and File blocks now show preview content in the inserter…. Continue Reading →

WordCamp Europe 2021 Gutenberg Demo: “The Block Editor Gets Ready to Become a Site Builder” - WP Tavern

Matt Mullenweg and Matías Ventura joined WordCamp Europe to chat about what’s happening with the Gutenberg project and celebrate the progress contributors have made over the past four years. “For me, 2020 was the year that really felt like people… Continue Reading →

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