The latest release of Gutenberg plugin v11.9.0 to be included with WordPress 5.9 release in December comes with much scaled down full site editing (FSE) features that were available for theme developers until the previous v11.8.2 release. Indeed this is much different experience for the theme development with FSE features.
Reviewing Gutenberg 11.9, Justin Tadlock of WP Tavern writes “the site editor has been scaled back to the point where it is no longer the feature that Gutenberg plugin users have grown accustomed to in these last few months. It is essentially a pathway to the global styles feature.“
A new WordPress default theme Twenty Twenty-two development that is expected released with WordPress 5.9 was announced yesterday. It’s development is lead by Automattic theme team members — Kjell Reigstad, design director and Jeff Ong, creative technologist. The announcement has received positive feedback on Twitter and as well as in the comments of the announcement.
The recent Gutenberg v11.6 adds basic support for block-based child themes. When this feature land in WordPress core is not known yet. At the time of writing this post, there are 18 experimental block themes with full site editing features. However, testing some these themes and adding preferred customization is currently hindered by lack of […]
Today Frontity founders Pablo Postigo and Luis Herranz announced that Frontity has been acquired by Automattic. As part of this acquisition, the Frontity team will join the Automattic and will contribute to the WordPress open source project especially in developer experience, frontend tooling, performance, and UX to the WordPress core itself, instead of doing so […]
As part of the recent WordPress 5.8 release, a new official Block Patterns Directory, similar to the the themes and plugins, have also been lunched. The initial release includes 70 curated patterns submitted by 20 community members. I am a big fan of Gutenberg block patterns. Before this release, a few official patterns were available […]
As WordPress 5.8 release is nearing, WordPress Full Site Editing (FSE) outreach lead Anne McCarthy has prepared an excellent Full Site Editing Resources with full of helpful guides. This resourceful resource post is intended to both the speakers and theme authors as well including some answers to FAQ. FSE is collection of block features that […]
Five latest posts from Learn codes – one of my learning notes documentation sites. This features is created using Gutenberg RSS feed block with some custom styling. Posts from Learn Code site Posts from JS Blog Site
Block-based themes are beginning to land in the WordPress theme directory. At the time of this writing, full site editing (FSE) tag filter lists only six themes that are block themes. Among theme, TT1 Blocks is the most up to date default and a showcase theme developed and maintained by WordPress Theme development team. However, […]
On May 27, WordPress turned eighteen and celebrated its 18th birthday. While celebrating its another milestone birthday, Josepha wrote in the WordPress News: “Today marks the 18th anniversary of WordPress’ launch, a day that I fondly refer to as WordPress’ birthday, which means WordPress is 6,575 days old. To celebrate another turn around the sun, […]
Two recent posts (one, two) in WordPress Tavern related to Wix‘s deceptive advertising practices got quite a buzz in the WordPress community. These two articles invited many comments from the Tavern readers. Matt mullenweg also wrote about recent Wix’s advertising practice in his own blog, which to received above 30 comments. There is a very […]