Explore the future of WordPress themes with Gutenberg and Tabor

A couple weeks ago, I took the plunge and activated Gutenberg on my personal blog. There were a few quirks here and there, but for the most part, migrating to the new Gutenberg block editor has been a pleasant experience. Want to try out Gutenberg my theme + my theme?

Deploying the new Gutenberg Block Editor on my Personal Blog

This morning I deployed the Gutenberg block editor, the upcoming block-based editor for WordPress core, on this blog — and guess what? My website didn’t implode and disappear into the abyss! 😅

While the migration was not completely clean cut, the operation was pretty smooth. Here’s what went down on my journey migrating richtabor.com to use the Gutenberg block editor.

7 Lessons I’ve Learned from Running a Successful WordPress Product Shop

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Seven years ago, I started my excursion into the WordPress product space by building and selling WordPress themes at ThemeBeans. Since then, there have been many ups and downs, but through it all, I have learned countless valuable lessons, shaping who I’ve become as a person and an entrepreneur.

How to Build a WordPress Gutenberg Inspired Toggle Customizer Control

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If you know me, you know I’m a stickler for building beautiful and highly intuitive user experiences. I’m always looking to make my own WordPress themes simpler and easier to use.

After spending quite a bit of time within the Gutenberg editor, I thought the editor’s toggle controls would be a great addition within the context of the WordPress Customize API. So I developed a Customizer toggle control inspired by Gutenberg’s inspector region for my WordPress themes.

Download the Ulysses Custom Style for Tabor WordPress Theme

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Ulysses is a fantastic writing app. In fact, the app has been my go-to writing companion for a couple years now, and I honestly couldn’t be happier with it. The minimally beautiful app is a pleasant writing experience that few competitors have come close to copying.

Thoughts about Gutenberg from a WordPress Product Developer’s Perspective

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Ever since WordCamp US, I’ve started writing and publishing Gutenberg blocks on WordPress.org as part of my GutenKit CoBlocks project. I wanted to share, and reflect upon, a few quick-fire thoughts I had after some solid conversations about Gutenberg with other WordPress folks.