Starting discussion about Twenty Twenty-Three default theme, WordPress design contributor Channing Ritter proposed to have a new kind of default theme for 2023. The idea is to use a simplified version of TT2 theme as base (blank canvas) theme and modify its look with curated opinionated styles variation contributed by the WordPress community.
Style variations, which were released with WordPress 6.0, are predefined look & feel options that give users a way to drastically alter the appearance of their site without changing their theme. Default themes have always been used as a way to showcase the latest and greatest in editor capabilities, so focusing on style variations for the Twenty Twenty-Three theme seems like a nice way to continue that tradition.
The WordPress 6.0 “Arturo”, the second major release of 2022, landed today with more than 1,000 enhancements and bug fixes. Justin Tadlock wrote in this twitter thread “WordPress 6.0 is one of the most exciting releases we’ve had in a while, especially for folks in the theming world. So many goodies to play with“. Expanding […]
Yesterday, CSS-Tricks — one of my go-to-website for any CSS related stuffs in my earlier learning to code days and still now — was acquired by the Digital Ocean, a cloud hosting provider popular among developers and resource site. It was my most trusted go to website for a long time, and I had fallen […]
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 […]
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.