Introducing Block Gallery, a Suite of Beautiful Photo Gallery Blocks

It’s no secret that I’m a huge proponent of Gutenberg, the new block editor to be released next month in WordPress 5.0.

Ever since WordCamp US last year, I’ve been deep into all things Gutenberg, wrapping my head around block development and working on supporting the new editor in all my themes.

Test Drive my Gutenberg Blocks with the CoBlocks Live Demo

Over the weekend, I set up a new, highly interactive demo of one of my latest Gutenberg-inspired projects, CoBlocks. There’s a lot of controversy surrounding Gutenberg, so I wanted to shine a little light on how third party blocks can leverage the new editor and bring some really powerful editing capabilities to WordPress. 

Preparing WordPress themes for Gutenberg with the Block Unit Test

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There’s no better time to start exploring how each of our WordPress themes will interface with Gutenberg. So to help folks level-up their themes to support the new WordPress block editor, I built the Block Unit Test WordPress plugin.

The Ultimate Guide to Gutenberg Image Alignments in WordPress Themes

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I’m writing a number of articles outlining the tricks the trade I’m learning while developing Gutenberg-ready WordPress themes. Up next is this guide on supporting Gutenberg’s new alignment features. Woot!

Announcing CoBlocks, Gutenberg blocks for Content Marketers

As you’ve probably been well aware of, I’ve been living and breathing all things Gutenberg since attending WordCamp US last year. And while I have a few irons in the fire, with a change as profound as the new block editor, there’s not a better time to dive in and continue exploring… cue CoBlocks!

How to Disable Custom Colors in the Gutenberg Block Editor

Gutenberg, the soon-to-be block editor for WordPress, has a nifty color palette used throughout many blocks which allow users to set custom colors. While this sort of empowerment is quite useful, I can think of a few reasons why folks would want to limit the styling capabilities of Gutenberg.

How to Add Customizer Colors to Gutenberg Block Color Palettes

Gutenberg, the upcoming block editor for WordPress, has a built-in color palette that lets users stylize content rather easily. While WordPress themes can override them and provide “themed” color palettes, I thought it would be interesting to load a custom color value from the WordPress Customizer within Gutenberg color palettes.