Tag: Gutenberg


  • Creating Gutenberg blocks with Advanced Custom Fields

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    Playing with Gutenberg can be fun. But creating blocks in JavaScript can be tough. But ACF will be giving developers help in the future.

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    Person looking at laptop showing Gutenberg editor with custom ACF block
  • After WordPress 5.0 everyone needs to take a breath

    WordPress 5.0 came out last week and was met with almost every emotion under the sun. There’s at least a bit of a divide in the community. So now what?

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    WordPress 5.0 welcome screen
  • Object-oriented programming in a Gutenberg world

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    So now that we know why object-oriented programming might be good for your next WordPress plugin, let’s try it with a plugin that creates custom Gutenberg blocks.

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    A laptop screen showing code for a PHP class
  • Patience will be needed with Gutenberg

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    Gutenberg continues to be a divisive topic inside the WordPress sphere. But as you begin to try out the new editor, heed this advice: be patient.

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    A screenshot of the Gutenberg editor in WordPress
  • What I’ve learned so far in developing a theme suited for Gutenberg

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    Recently I started creating a premium WordPress theme that relies a lot on Gutenberg with the idea of having it ready when it’s rolled into core. So here are a few thoughts on developing a theme for the new editor.

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    ExtraPress Gutenberg theme homepage template
  • WordPress developers need to help non-technical users through Gutenberg transition

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    The Gutenberg transition is going to be difficult for non-technical users. So it’s up to us WordPress developers to help them however we can.

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    The new Gutenberg editor in WordPress
  • Should Gutenberg blocks be in plugins or themes?

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    Gutenberg is still going through the finishing stages before it’s released in WordPress core. But there’s still a question about Gutenberg blocks that I’m not really seeing anyone answer. Should blocks be placed in plugins or themes?

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    Screenshot of the Gutenberg Add Blocks popover
  • How Gutenberg is from a developer’s perspective

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    We’re still in this sort of waiting period for Gutenberg, the new WordPress editor. If you’re a WordPress developer, however, you need to be learning how to develop with it now.

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    Screenshot of laptop with code for building a custom Gutenberg block
  • More thoughts on the Gutenberg editor

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    Gutenberg is coming whenever WordPress 5.0 is released. It’s come a long way from when it was released as a plugin last year. Like everyone else, I have thoughts on the new editor.

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    The new Gutenberg editor in WordPress
  • Changing a shortcode to a dynamic Gutenberg block

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    Gutenberg is coming, and it will shake up the ecosystem. One of the biggest changes will come with shortcodes, since the TinyMCE editor will be no more. But it’s pretty easy to turn shortcodes into the blocks with dynamic blocks.

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    Screenshot of the Gutenberg Add Blocks popover