July 11, 2020 — I recently completed my first client project that required building custom blocks for the client’s specific needs within the block editor. I will discuss the things I learned as a long time WordPress developer dipping my toe into custom block development. I will talk about what went well, what was difficult, and how client feedback influenced the process.
May 30, 2020 — GeneratePress is a powerful Gutenberg ready theme that allows customizations through the admin customizer. It’s also developer-friendly with the ability to add hooks to extend the page layouts. We’ll get as geeky as the crowd allows! Are you ready to party?
May 30, 2020 — Gutenberg is on the cusp of completely disrupting WordPress. I’ll talk about how Phase 2 started, how it’s evolved, and where it’s going. We’ll examine the ways in which Gutenberg is going to change WordPress and how the ecosystem can prepare for what’s coming.
May 30, 2020 — In the last two years, Genesis has totally integrated with the block editor and partnered with Atomic Blocks to become the single easiest way to get a great-looking site up that will actually tell your visitors what they most want to know about you and whatever you’re offering. In short, it’s become a content creator’s dream.
April 16, 2020 — Rich Tabor shares a great presentation on things he’s personally done to improve the editing experience in WordPress through his work with CoBlocks and beyond.
April 16, 2020 — Enrique Sanchez is demonstrates what it’s like to operate Gutenberg using nothing but a keyboard.
April 15, 2020 — Both Joen Asmussen and Pablo Honey share some of the important (and sometimes difficult) lessons learned from the process of creating a new user interface for blocks.
April 15, 2020 — Victor Ramirez shows us a few of the more intersting possibilities with blocks, both by integrating withe external APIs and by expanding our perspective of a block’s purpose or functionality to include more than content editing within the WordPress admin.