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.

How to add WordPress Theme Styles to Gutenberg

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In a couple months or so, Gutenberg will revolutionize WordPress publishing as we know it. It’ll finally bring a much-needed standardized content creation experience to WordPress. There’s just one small caveat.

Innovation simply can’t happen without WordPress theme developers committing to the Gutenberg experience. If Gutenberg will become the de facto editing experience for the average WordPress user, why not make it the best experience possible?