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WP Briefing: Episode 21: All Things Block Themes! - WordPress.org News

In episode 21 of the WordPress Briefing, Executive Director, Josepha Haden Chomphosy, talks all things block themes with developers and theme specialists Maggie Cabrera and Jeff Ong. Have a question you’d like answered? You can submit them to wpbriefing@wordpress.org, either… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg + Themes: Week of November 22nd, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

Hello! This is the 74th weekly roundup of theme-related discussions, fixes, and developments in Gutenberg. As always, please weigh in on the tickets below — your feedback is crucial and appreciated.  Active Issues / Discussions & PRs DT: Font Size… Continue Reading →

Themes Team Meeting Notes – November 23, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

The themes review team meeting was held on November 23, 2021, at 15:00 UTC.  These are the meeting notes. The themes team conducts a meeting on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. You can read the full transcript on our #themereview channel.  This week’s meeting… Continue Reading →

Themes Team Meeting Agenda for November 23, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

Channel: #themereview | Time: Tuesday, November 23 2021, 15:00 UTC The themes team conducts a meeting on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month.The meeting takes place in the #themereview channel on WordPress Slack and you need an account to participate. Along with the fixed agendas, we have an open floor at… Continue Reading →

How Do Post Formats Fit Into a Block Theme World? - WP Tavern

Over the weekend, Nick Bohle asked Ellen Bauer of Elma Studio how post formats fit into the block-theming world. The question was a proposal for her a WordPress theme and FSE chat she held yesterday via Twitter Spaces. I could… Continue Reading →

Automattic Theme Team Releases a Plugin To Build Blockbase Child Themes - WP Tavern

On Wednesday, Ben Dwyer announced a new block-based plugin on the Theme Shaper blog. The Automattic Theme Team had built a child theme creator for its Blockbase WordPress parent theme. Blockbase has quickly started filling the role of Underscores, a… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg + Themes: Week of November 15th, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

Hello! This is the 73rd weekly roundup of theme-related discussions, fixes, and developments in Gutenberg. As always, please weigh in on the tickets below — your feedback is crucial and appreciated.  Active Issues / Discussions & PRs Themes: Revise folder… Continue Reading →

Coming Soon: Black Friday Theme Builder Packs, Header Layouts, Footer Layouts And More! - Elegant Themes

Black Friday Starts In… Black Friday Is Coming We do Black Friday better than anyone else, period! We pull out all the stops to make sure that this sale is something worth waiting for. This year’s Black Friday sale starts… Continue Reading →

Wowmall: A Free Experimental WooCommerce Block Theme - WP Tavern

The Wowmall theme was released to the public today. It is the second 100% block theme that integrates with WooCommerce to land in the WordPress directory. Responsive FSE was the first. Two weeks ago, a reader sent in a question… Continue Reading →

“Skins” Are Back in Style, Proposal for Themes To Bundle User-Selectable Design Variations - WP Tavern

Twenty Twenty-Two color and font variations. A current proposal could spell the death of at least one form of child theming. The feature would allow themes to ship multiple theme.json files, housing variations on a site’s default styles. Essentially, it… Continue Reading →

13 of the Best Real Estate WordPress Themes (2021) - WP Kube

The post 13 of the Best Real Estate WordPress Themes (2021) is written by Marc Andre and appeared first on WPKube. While there are thousands of WordPress themes available, no theme will be the right fit for every project. Certain… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg + Themes: Week of November 8th, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

Hello! This is the 72nd weekly roundup of theme-related discussions, fixes, and developments in Gutenberg. As always, please weigh in on the tickets below — your feedback is crucial and appreciated. Active Issues / Discussions & PRs Themes: Ability to… Continue Reading →

Themes Team Meeting Notes – November 09, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

These are the meeting notes for the themes review team meeting. The themes team conducts a meeting on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. You can read the full transcript on our #themereview channel. This week’s meeting agendas can be found here. Thank you @kafleg for preparing the… Continue Reading →

Themes Team Meeting Agenda for November 09, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

Channel: #themereview | Time: Tuesday, November 09 2021, 15:00 UTC The themes team conducts a meeting on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month.The meeting takes place in the #themereview channel on WordPress Slack and you need an account to participate. Along with the fixed agendas, we have an open floor at… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg + Themes: Week of November 1st, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

Hello! This is the 71st weekly roundup of theme-related discussions, fixes, and developments in Gutenberg. As always, please weigh in on the tickets below — your feedback is crucial and appreciated.  Active Issues / Discussions & PRs Themes: Consider changing… Continue Reading →

Ask the Bartender: Where Are the WooCommerce Block Themes? - WP Tavern

At what point are FSE theme developers going to start integrating and considering WooCommerce for their themes? WooCommerce has almost always seemed to lag behind all other considerations. It’s a bit like it’s an afterthought to simply scramble in the… Continue Reading →

Block themes meeting Notes — Nov 3 - Make WordPress Themes

Location: #themereview, the full transcript begins here. Facilitated by @mikachan Gutenberg + Themes Updates This issue discusses the possibility of a FSE-compatible approach to starter content: https://github.com/WordPress/gutenberg/issues/35680An ongoing issue about adding outer padding support to the flow layout: https://github.com/WordPress/gutenberg/pull/35919. It would be… Continue Reading →

26 Top WordPress Themes for Magazines, Newspapers, and Blogs - WP Kube

The post 26 Top WordPress Themes for Magazines, Newspapers, and Blogs is written by Marc Andre and appeared first on WPKube. The days of waking up to your morning coffee and newspaper are over. Now, news does not come to… Continue Reading →

Ona by DeoThemes Just Raised the Bar for WordPress Block Theme Design - WP Tavern

No sooner than I said the floodgates of block theme development would be open, a couple of more FSE-capable themes landed in the WordPress.org directory. I checked the review system, and three more were queued up. It took mere days… Continue Reading →

Block-based Themes Meeting Agenda: November 3, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

Below is the agenda for this week’s Block-based Themes meeting. Time: Wednesday, November 3, 2021, 04:00 PM GMT Channel: #themereview Agenda Block-based theme updates in Gutenberg Reminder about the Nominations Call for themes team representatives Open Floor / Q&A Please… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg + Themes: Week of October 25th, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

Hello! This is the 70th weekly roundup of theme-related discussions, fixes, and developments in Gutenberg. As always, please weigh in on the tickets below — your feedback is crucial and appreciated. Apologies for the delaying in posting. Active Issues / Discussions… Continue Reading →

The WordPress Block Theme Revolution Is Quietly Picking Up Momentum - WP Tavern

It is only a matter of time before the floodgates are flung open. Many of the block themes released in the past year have been little different than your typical starter theme. However, there is a quiet momentum building that… Continue Reading →

Nominations Call for the themes team representatives - Make WordPress Themes

The Themes team is looking for team representatives. It’s time to nominate team representatives. We would like to request you to comment in the below comment section about your nomination. Based on the nominations, 2 themes team representatives will be… Continue Reading →

Themes Team Meeting Notes – October 26, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

This is the meeting notes from the themes review team discussion, October 26, 2021.  The themes team conducts a meeting on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. You can read the full transcript on our #themereview channel. This week’s meeting agendas can be found here. Thank you @kafleg for preparing… Continue Reading →

Themes Team Meeting Agenda for October 26, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

Channel: #themereview | Time: Tuesday, October 26 2021, 15:00 UTC The themes team conducts a meeting on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month.The meeting takes place in the #themereview channel on WordPress Slack and you need an account to participate. Along with the fixed agendas, we have an open floor at… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg + Themes: Week of October 11th, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

Hello! This is the 69th weekly roundup of theme-related discussions, fixes, and developments in Gutenberg. As always, please weigh in on the tickets below — your feedback is crucial and appreciated.  Active Issues / Discussions & PRs Themes: Allow themes… Continue Reading →

Theme tools and requirements recap - Make WordPress Themes

Earlier this year, representatives from the themes team and meta team had a call together with Matt and Josepha. This set a new goal and action points for improving the theme submission process. Meeting notes February 24, 2021 Next steps… Continue Reading →

Themes Team Meeting Notes – October 12, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

This is the meeting notes from the themes review team discussion, October 12, 2021.  We have the theme-related discussion on #themereview channel on the second and fourth Tuesday of every month.  Full transcript: https://wordpress.slack.com/archives/C02RP4Y3K/p1634050823367700 Facilitator : @kaflegNotetaker: @Benachi Here is this week’s meeting agendas. Thank you @kafleg for preparing the… Continue Reading →

Themes Team Meeting Agenda for October 12, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

Channel: #themereview | Time: Tuesday, October 12 2021, 15:00 UTC The themes team conducts a meeting on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month.The meeting takes place in the #themereview channel on WordPress Slack and you need an account to participate. Along with the fixed agendas, we have an open floor at… Continue Reading →

Adventures in Block Theme Switching - Make WordPress Design

FSE Outreach Program coordinator Anne McCarthy facilitated a recent call for responses (a slight change in format from the recurring FSE calls for testing) on the topic of block theme switching, which officially kicked off the process of “thinking long term about what folks… Continue Reading →

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