‘Block Editor’ Videos

  • Content creators are users too: the crucial Importance of carefully crafted editorial experiences

    WordCamp US 2022Speakers: Phil Crumm, Helen Hou-Sandí

    December 8, 2022 — Learn more about the importance of editor-first content creation experiences. Explore common anti-patterns that cultivate hostile editorial UX. Get practical tips and tricks for building intuitive and easy-to-use content creation tools in the block editor.

  • Customizing core blocks for clients

    WordCamp US 2022Speaker: Alex Ball

    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.

  • Extending WordPress using SlotFill

    WordCamp US 2022

    November 18, 2022 — Being able to extend and customize the editorial experience for users has been a part of any WordPress developer’s toolbox since hooks were introduced in WordPress 1.2. With the Gutenberg Project, developers have a new tool available: SlotFill.

    The SlotFIll system can extend blocks and the UI for the Block Editor and Site Editor screens. This talk is a deep dive into how this system works. Learn how and where you can extend WordPress and how to create your own custom SlotFills.

  • Re-creating block designs, part one

    Speaker: Wes Theron

    October 17, 2022 — In this live demo, we will be re-creating block designs or design elements in the Block Editor. This will require using and nesting a variety of blocks.

  • FSE for the win

    WordCamp US 2022Speaker: Evan Mullins

    September 24, 2022 — Full site editing (FSE) makes it too easy not to put your best website out for the world to see. Add a photo with a few links, a resume, recent projects, a collection of your favorite social media, a simple link tree, etc.

    See some fun examples along with some blocks and block patterns to get up and running quickly.

  • Helen Hou-Sandi: A voice for the new White House administration with the block editor

    WordCamp US 2021Speaker: Helen Hou-Sandí

    December 23, 2021 — Every presidential administration starts from zero on a whitehouse.gov website, meaning a fresh launch. As in starting over: not a migration or revamp of an existing site!

    This talk shares some of the thinking from the implementation of Biden/Harris whitehouse.gov (2020-2021) and provides insight on how the block editor answered the need for staff to work quickly and intuitively.

  • Block Patterns — vorbereitete Block-Kombination mit Beispielinhalten

    WordPress Meetup DresdenSpeaker: Hans-Gerd Gerhards

    November 17, 2021 — „Block Patterns” sind vordefinierte Kombinationen verschiedener Gutenberg-Blöcke, die sehr einfach eingefügt und angepasst werden können. Diese, im August 2020 mit WordPress 5.5 eingeführten, Block Patterns lassen sich in veränderten Form weiter verwenden.

    In diesem Vortrag entwickelte Hans-Gerd Gerhards, Moderator im deutschen WordPress-Forum, „live” eigene Patterns für häufig benötige Strukturen. Er zeigte uns, wie somit die redaktionellen Möglichkeiten des CMS voll umfänglich, für ein leichtes, schnelles Einstellen wiederkehrender und anpassbarer Inhalte, effektives ausgegenutzt werden können.

    Hans-Gerd erstellte mittels einem Plugin zunächst einen Block Pattern, welcher dann später auf der Webseite wiederverwendet werden kann.

    Im zweiten Teil zeigte er, wie man einen Block Pattern durch entsprechende Bearbeitung des Codes erstellt. hierzu wird der Code in die functions.php eines Child Theme geschrieben oder als Snippet im Plugin Code Snippets gespeichert.

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  • Anne McCarthy: Block-based Widget Editor Demo

    Speaker: Anne McCarthy

    July 7, 2021 — A video demoing the block-based Widgets Editor that’s a part of the WordPress 5.8 release.

  • Shusei Toda, Naoko Takano: ブロックエディターの使い方 #01: 基本編

    Speakers: Shusei Toda, Naoko Takano

    June 18, 2021 — ブロックエディターの使い方をご紹介するシリーズの第1回目、基本編です。ブロックとはなにか、ブロックの分類、追加や移動方法などの概要を紹介します。

  • Shusei Toda: ブロックエディターの使い方 #02: テキストブロック編

    Speaker: Shusei Toda

    June 3, 2021 — ブロックエディターの使い方をご紹介するシリーズの第2回目として、テキストブロックのカテゴリーに属するブロックについて詳しく学びます。段落、見出し、リストなど、一般的な投稿やページでとても頻繁に使うブロックや、引用、テーブルなど特定の種類のコンテンツを表示する時に便利なブロックなど、短いデモを交えて一つずつ説明していきます。