The much waited WordPress 5.9 named as “Josephine” with Full Site Editing (FSE) features is landed yesterday after some technical delay. Because I have been playing with it since its beta-1 release, I was familiar with its interface for a while.
I updated this site to WordPress 5.9 immediately this morning and nothing broke. Because this sites is powered a classic theme, I still have same access to “appearance” items (Themes, Customize, Widgets, Menu, Header & Background). I have Gutenberg plugin activated which allows me to write my post content with block editor.
As the year 2021 came to the end, it’s time to look back year 2021 and begin thinking year 2022. After covid vaccine became available, most health experts believed the pandemic would be over, but Covid pandemic persisted. As soon as there was a decrease in Covid incidence, more virulent and transmissible strains like Delta […]
Though using free images from Unsplash, Pixabay and other sources in personal website is common and however using in commercials or themes is restricted due to their copy right restrictions. Because my sites are personal and I have been using images from Unsplash and Pixabay for a while. Most free content is either classified as being in […]
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 […]
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 […]