December 2, 2022 — This series of workshops looks at building a WordPress block, without using React JSX.
November 27, 2022 — Using core blocks in a custom site helps streamline development and keep the customer’s cost down, but it can also give clients too much ability to break a carefully crafted design.
This lightning talk is for anyone developing WordPress sites for clients or WordPress themes for the public. Learn more about the various ways of customizing core Gutenberg blocks in order to keep a site’s administrators and content editors within the guard rails established by the designer.
In this session, we add support for attributes, as well as implement the pre-existing RichText component. These changes enable a user to edit the content of the block.
This week we will add support for attributes, as well as implement the pre-existing RichText component. These will enable a user to edit the content of the block.
November 11, 2022 — This series of workshops will cover what developing blocks without React might look like.
September 25, 2022 — Block Themes have introduced more versatility to our site design than ever before. With the highly customizable theme.json file, themes can now hold multiple design styles, giving users flexibility to quickly change their site’s aesthetic. From there, individual blocks can be further customized to a site owner’s design needs.
In this session we will discuss the global styles feature and explore editing block styles for a personal site.
Beginner -> Intermediate
September 23, 2022 — Giving users the ability to edit block elements is an important part of block development. In this tutorial, you will learn all about block attributes, and how you can use them to create blocks that your users can edit.
This online workshop is a follow-up to my WordCamp US presentation “Let’s Build a Custom Block in 15 Minutes”. We will walk through the process of building a custom block using the Create Block tool in more detail and add a few additional features. For our block example, we will be “blockifying” the original Hello Dolly plugin by Matt Mullenweg.
July 4, 2021 — This talk offers some recommendations for faster and easier block development.
June 25, 2020 — This talk examines the current status of theme development (in May 2020). Create stunning themes for the future by learning how to take advantage of blocks, block templates, and block patterns.
– explaining the difference between block templates and patterns
– adding templates and patterns to your existing themes improves user experience
– building block templates and patterns for existing themes
– planning to take advantage of upcoming core enhancements like full site editing