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Removing blockers for block themes - Make WordPress Themes

This post is a proposal for how the themes team can continue reducing the theme directory requirements. The problem: Blocked theme uploads When a theme is uploaded to the directory, the files are checked by the Theme Check plugin. If… Continue Reading →

Themes Set Up for a Paradigm Shift, WordPress 5.8 Will Unleash Tools To Make It Happen - WP Tavern

For much of WordPress’s history, the foundational elements of building a theme have been slow to change. Every so often, developers would get a new feature, such as child themes, featured images, nav menus, and template parts. Each of these… Continue Reading →

X-post: Block-based Themes Meeting Agenda: Apr 21, 2021 - Make WordPress Core

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Block-based Themes Meeting Agenda: Apr 21, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

Below is the agenda for this week’s Block-based Themes meeting. Time: Wednesday, April 21, 2021, 11:00 AM EDT Channel: #themereview Agenda Block-based theme updates in GutenbergTT1 Blocks updateUniversal Themes & Building Themes “between paradigms”Open Floor / Q&A @pbking will be… Continue Reading →

Thrive Themes Review: Should You Buy Thrive Suite? - Blogging Wizard

Welcome to my Thrive Themes review. In this review, I’ll be sharing everything you need to know about their core offering – Thrive Suite. Thrive Suite is a collection of…

Recreating the Classic Wedding WordPress Theme Homepage With the Block Editor - WP Tavern

I simply do not understand it. For at least the better part of a decade, theme authors have asked for the tools to create more complex layouts with WordPress. They have asked for the ability to allow end-users to more… Continue Reading →

Enō: ‘Probably This Is the Best Blogging Theme Ever’ - WP Tavern

Sometimes a theme’s description is so moving that one must install, activate, and test the project. I often rail against the obviously keyword-stuffed text in the free WordPress theme directory. But, I am pleasantly surprised from time to time. Enō… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg + Themes: Week of Apr 12, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

Hello! This is the 45th weekly roundup of theme-related discussions, fixes, and developments in Gutenberg.   Please weigh in on the tickets below — your feedback is crucial and appreciated. Issues / Discussions & PRs FSE: Add Disable FSE support flag…. Continue Reading →

Themes Team Meeting Notes – April 13, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

You can find the full meeting transcript on Slack (login required) Meeting coordinator: @kaflegNotes kept by @kafleg Weekly updates Currently 46 new parent themes and 10 new child themes are waiting for review.The waiting time is 3 weeks. In the past 7 days, 401 tickets were… Continue Reading →

Divi Matcha Shop Child Theme Overview - Elegant Themes

The Divi Matcha Shop child theme is a minimal theme that helps you focus on selling your products. It includes WooCommerce pages that are styled to match the child theme. It also adds simplified pages such as a blog, contact,… Continue Reading →

Themes Team Meeting Agenda for April 13, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

The themes team conducts a meeting on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Along with the fixed agendas, we have an open floor at the end where you can ask or share anything related to themes. If you want to join #themereview… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg + Themes: Week of Apr 9, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

Hello! This is the 44nd weekly roundup of theme-related discussions, fixes, and developments in Gutenberg.   Please weigh in on the tickets below — your feedback is welcome and appreciated! Issues / Discussions & PRs FSE: New milestone — Full Site Editing… Continue Reading →

iThemes Acquires Kadence WP, Plans to Sunset Legacy Themes in 2022 - WP Tavern

iThemes has acquired Kadence WP, the Missoula-based makers of the Kadence Blocks plugin and its accompanying Kadence theme. Originally founded in 2008 as a themes company, iThemes became more of a plugin-oriented business over the years before it was acquired… Continue Reading →

Best Hand-Picked WordPress Photography Themes - JustWP

WordPress brings a lot of options for photographers when it comes to select the perfect design for their website so as to showcase their work profile. Here in this article, we have rounded up the best hand-picked WordPress photography themes… Continue Reading →

Block Themes Meeting Notes — April 7, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

You can find the full meeting transcript on Slack (login required)Meeting agenda can be found hereMeeting coordinator: @kjellrNotes keeper:  @ashiquzzaman Block-based theme updates in Gutenberg  Gutenberg 10.3 (and its minor release follow ups) have been released. This release included a couple… Continue Reading →

Calling All Themers: Design the Next Round of Query Block Patterns - WP Tavern

The Gutenberg plugin repository currently has an open ticket calling for community-contributed Query block patterns. These would launch alongside Full Site Editing’s inclusion in WordPress, which could be as soon as version 5.8 — no hard decision has been made… Continue Reading →

Twentig Now Upgrades the Twenty Twenty-One Theme Experience - WP Tavern

Twentig, the brainchild of sibling co-founders Diane and Yann Collet, now supports the Twenty Twenty-One theme. The developers originally built the plugin, which is hosted on WordPress.org, around the idea of “supercharging” Twenty Twenty. After its initial success, they have… Continue Reading →

Kadence WP is Joining the iThemes Family! - iThemes

Today, I am very excited to share that iThemes has acquired Kadence WP and the whole team behind Kadence Blocks, a WordPress page-builder style block package, and Kadence Theme, a next-generation WordPress theme built for performance and easy development.  By combining forces… Continue Reading →

Block-based Themes Meeting Agenda: April 7, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

Below is the agenda for this week’s Block-based Themes meeting. Time: Wednesday, April 7, 2021, 11:00 AM EDT Channel: #themereview Agenda Block-based theme updates in GutenbergTT1 Blocks updateDiscussion topics:New tools for transitioning to Block-based Themes.How are the new alignments controls working so far?Open Floor… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg + Themes: Week of Apr 2, 2021 - Make WordPress Themes

Hello! This is the 43nd weekly roundup of theme-related discussions, fixes, and developments in Gutenberg.   Please weigh in on the tickets below — your voice and feedback are welcome!  Issues / Discussions & PRs FSE: Add do_block_template_part function 30345FSE: Add… Continue Reading →

Gutenberg 10.3 Supports Default Image Sizes, Continues Normalizing Toolbars, and Categorizes Theme Blocks - WP Tavern

Version 10.3 of the Gutenberg plugin landed yesterday. Users can now define a default Image block size. The development team also continued work on normalizing block toolbars, created a “theme” block category, and added a padding option to the Verse… Continue Reading →

FSE Outreach Round #4: Building a Restaurant-Themed Header With Gutenberg’s Site Editor - WP Tavern

Anne McCarthy announced the fourth round of testing for the Full Site Editing (FSE) Outreach program last week. This testing phase calls for users to build a restaurant-themed header via the Gutenberg plugin’s site editor. Testing is open to anyone,… Continue Reading →

Episode 110: Active Exploitation Continues on Unpatched Thrive Themes - Wordfence Blog

Attackers continue to exploit recently patched vulnerabilities in Thrive Themes, though not all of them are successful. Two vulnerabilities are patched in the Facebook for WordPress plugin installed on over half a million sites. Google Chrome version 90 will use… Continue Reading →

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

Hello! This is the 43nd weekly roundup of theme-related discussions, fixes, and developments in Gutenberg.   Please weigh in on the tickets below — your voice and feedback are welcome!  Issues / Discussions & PRs Themes: Wrong stylesheet loading order in… Continue Reading →

Eksell Portfolio Theme Now Available in WordPress Themes Directory - WP Tavern

Anders Norén’s new Eksell theme is now available for download from the WordPress Themes directory. Eksell was inspired by Swedish graphic designer Olle Eksell. It arrives a year and a half after Norén’s popular Chaplin theme was released. Last week… Continue Reading →

Kadence Theme Review: Is It The Right Theme For You? - WP Kube

The post Kadence Theme Review: Is It The Right Theme For You? is written by Marc Andre and appeared first on WPKube. If you’re looking for a WordPress theme, you’ll face no shortage of options. You can choose from thousands… Continue Reading →

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

You can find the full meeting transcript on Slack (login required) Meeting coordinator: @kaflegNotes kept by @aristath Weekly updates Currently 56 new parent themes and 15 new child themes are waiting for review. Waiting time is currently 2 weeks. In the… Continue Reading →

WordPress Themes: A Beginner’s Guide - iThemes

If you’re just getting started on building a new WordPress site, one of your first steps is to choose a WordPress theme. Just how familiar are you with WordPress themes? While some people have a general idea of what a… Continue Reading →

WebARX Rebrands To Patchstack, Combines Services To Focus on WordPress Plugin and Theme Security - WP Tavern

In 2018, WebARX launched the first version of its security platform and grew to 3,000 users. Earlier this month, the company decided to rebrand to Patchstack. Outside of customers getting the name wrong, the company had grown beyond its original… Continue Reading →

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

The themes team conducts a meeting on the second and fourth Tuesday of the month. Along with the fixed agendas, we have an open floor at the end where you can ask or share anything related to themes. We encourage all members and anyone… Continue Reading →

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