Tag: block themes


  • Creating a WordPress Block Theme — Creating the Archive and 404 Templates

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    Next up in our path to building a new WordPress block theme, we need to create our archive template and our 404 template. And believe it or not, both of these will take us almost no time to build. So join me as we start to wrap up building Semplice Monospazio and learn how you can create archive, category and 404 templates for your new block theme!

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    Block Theme - Archive and 404 templates
  • Creating a WordPress Block Theme — Creating the Page and Post Templates

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    So we’re continuing on with creating our new block theme, Semplice Monospazio. So far we have set up the theme.json file, created various block patterns and built out a few template parts. In today’s video we’re moving on to create our page and post templates. We’ll create simple templates for each at first, before moving on to adding a sidebar version for both. It can be a bit complicated and confusing at first, but once we walk through how to do it, you’ll be able to add it to your theme. So let’s dive in and continue to build out our new block theme!

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    Block Themes Page and Post Templates
  • Creating a WordPress Block Theme — Creating Block Patterns

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    So we are continuing on in our efforts to create a WordPress block theme. This time we’re getting starting to create block patterns. If you’re new to block patterns, they are essentially groups of blocks that you can save in a file in your theme or plugin and then quickly add to any post, page, template or custom post type in the block editor. And as you’ll see, they are really simple and easy to create and use. So today let’s walk through how I created block patterns for this WordPress block theme.

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    Creating a WordPress Block Theme — Creating Block Patterns
  • How to make the navigation menu creation experience better in your WordPress block theme

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    Creating blocks themes is great and pretty easy. But creating navigation menus is not quite as fun. This one line of code will help you get the old menus screen back to make it easier to manage your menus.

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    screenshot of the menu editor screen in WordPress
  • Creating a WordPress Block Theme — Intro and Design

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    In this series, I’m going to walk through how I created my first block theme, Semplice Monospazio. In this introductory video, we’re going to walk through the designs I created for the theme and I’ll explain more about what I’m trying to do with this theme.

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    Block Theme Intro and Design