Twenty Twenty Default WordPress Theme

The WordPress Developer team announced yesterday that WordPress 5.3 will include a new default theme: Twenty Twenty. The development of Twenty Twenty theme is lead by WordPress community’s much admired developer Anders Noren. Its initial announcement was received by the WordPress community with excitement and well deserved praise for Andres’s Twenty Twenty development lead role.

The Twenty Twenty theme is based on Andres’s Chaplin theme available in WordPress theme directory. The Chaplin theme was designed with Gutenberg block editor in mind. Because of very short development time before its release with the WordPress 5.3, it’s actively being developed at GitHub. Within short time, the theme is looking good already.

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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