Gutenberg-block Based Themes

Full Site Editing with Gutenberg Block Editor is said to be one of the main goals of current Gutenberg block development. Development of Gutenberg-block based themes and their experimental use have started appearing in WordPress core development blogs. Riad Benguella, one of the Gutenberg developers writes in his personal blog I’m using a block-based theme. In his post, Riad encourages the following resources to learn more about the project.

Full Site Editing Features

The development of Full site editing is one of the goals of WordPress Core/technology focus for 2020. Current development, however, appears to be focused on creating essential components/templates (eg. blocks, patterns, block variation, etc) for a full site.

Gutenberg-block Based Themes

, one of the Gutenberg development team member, leads the Gutenberg block-based theme development and its bi-weekly meeting discussion highlights are posted in make.wordpress.themes.

Link to Experimental theme GitHub Repository: WordPress Theme Experiments

WordPress Turned Seventeen To-day

WordPress turns Seventeen to-day! WordPress community is celebrating its birthday. In Celebrate Seventeen post, its co-creator Matt Mullenweg writes: May 27th, 17 years ago, the first release of WordPress was put into the world by Mike Little and myself. It did not have an installer, upgrades, WYSIWYG editor (or hardly any Javascript), comment spam protection, […]

Flex Box

Responsive Design Turns Ten

The the original Responsive Design article by Ethan Marcotte turns ten to-day. The article was published on May 10, 2010 at A List Apart. The article author Ethan recalls behind the development of “responsive design” and how it was developed in a 1oth Birthday post titled “Responsive web design turns ten“. A very interesting read!

In the article Ethan writes that he is writing other articles too in the series to commemorate the occasion.

To commemorate things, I’m working on a few blog entries that’ll be looking at different parts of responsive design: what’s changed in the last ten years, what hasn’t, and where the idea might be going next. Ethan Marcotte

General, Inspirational

Writing Technical Articles

An author, editor, member of the CSS Working Group Rachel Andrew has a post titled Writing technical articles: Defining your ideal reader in her blog site. It’s an inspiring posts from a accomplished writer & editor.

Rachel writes in her post “over the years I’ve absorbed a lot of information in terms of what works when writing tutorial content, and one thing I keep coming back to is that you need to know who the ideal reader of your piece is”.

Next time you start writing, or creating a presentation, or tutorial video, first consider the question who is this for? Answering that will make all the difference. Rachel Andrew

WordPress 5.3 “Kirk” Released

As scheduled,WordPress 5.3 “Kirk” was released on November 12 dubbed as “most refined user experience with the improved block editor in WordPress 5.3!”. This release comes exactly one after after the much controversial 5.0 release. 5.3 expands and refines the block editor with more intuitive interactions and improved accessibility. New features in the editor increase […]

How We Choose a Browser for Use?

Most of us choose a browser for use based on the ease of use, download pages or just use pre-installed default browser with our machine.  Most browsers collect users data without revealing to their browser users. Among the browsers, Mozilla Firefox stands out putting “data privacy” as the primary focus the browser with an aim […]

Gutenberg Watch

Gutenberg Development – Beyond Content Area

In a post Defining Content – Block Areas by  Automattic Engineer Matias Ventura recently outlined next phase of Gutenberg development. In the post Matias discussed about Gutenberg development beyond content area into full page editing phase.

The announcement of second phase of Gutenberg development has been both excitement (for end users) and worst fear (for developers & agencies). For agencies & developers, it could be The End of WordPress Themes is in Sight, threatening their main source of income & livelihood. For end users and other hobbyist, it is a rebirth of creativity which had become out of reach for them due to technological barriers and obstacles created by profit oriented WordPress developers/ agencies.

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