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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
Alerted by this WordPress Tavern post, to-day I had a quick overview of Imran Sayed‘s (Codeytek Academy) Phoenix a block-based experimental WordPress, which appears to be interesting. The Phoenix theme also got encouraging review from Justin Tadlock, who writes that he is keenly watching fully block-based themes. The theme is also more ambitious than some […]
This make.wordpress.org page describes “Full Site Editing is a major part of Phase 2 of Gutenberg” and is one of the main focuses for WordPress core development in 2021. If the 2020 State of the Word address was any indication, WordPress is moving full steam ahead to land full site editing in 2021. WP Tavern […]