The future of themes: designing for the block editor and beyond

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October 28, 2022

As content and functionality becomes more modular thanks to advances like the block editor, theme designers will have to accommodate even more flexible ways of visualizing and presenting the information. How do we anticipate and accommodate the needs of a constantly evolving website while providing visual solutions that are clean, thoughtful, and consistent?

This talk works through the entire thinking process as it relates to theme design. It offers a thorough checklist of steps and tools for designing themes that support WordPress core functionality, custom templates and content, common plugins, and an array of standard and custom Gutenberg blocks.

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WordCamp US 2022 32


Michelle Schulp 33


Block Themes 25
Custom Theme Development 12
Design 349


English 10263

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