Category: Blocks

  • WP Block Talk 2020


    Updated Feb 18, 2022
    WP Block Talk 2020

    Here are my slides from my session for the virtual WPBlockTalk event where I review how to extend the block editor in a number of fashions – from both the plugin, and the theme side of things.

  • Explore a website’s Gutenberg blocks with Detective Wapuu

    Ever glanced at a website and wondered if it was built with Gutenberg blocks? If so, you’re in luck. Nick Hamze, a prolific block builder connoisseur, has launched a new Chrome extension aimed at helping folks detect what blocks are being used on a website. And it’s just about as ingenious as it’s name: Detective […]

  • CoBlocks 1.10: Easier Maps, Form Block Spam Protection, and more

    Things are going so great at GoDaddy and we’re charging ahead on both new features and upcoming blocks for CoBlocks. Our last release added three new gallery blocks from Block Gallery and a new Form block. And while this latest update does not add any WordPress blocks, it does add a whole slew of new […]

  • How to Conditionally Load JavaScript for Gutenberg Blocks


    Updated Feb 18, 2022
    How to Conditionally Load JavaScript for Gutenberg Blocks

    WordPress 5.0 introduced a number of new block-related functions which super-charge developers with new tools to leverage the new Gutenberg WordPress block editor. Let’s take a look at one of those neat functions.

  • New Shape Divider, Features and Icon Blocks in CoBlocks 1.9

    Over the last three weeks, since the initial swing into a page building block system, we’ve pushed three major releases to CoBlocks:

  • Introducing new Page Building Blocks and Tools for CoBlocks

    As I mentioned in my 2018 Year in Review, Jeffrey Carandang and I have recently joined ranks, doubling down our efforts to making CoBlocks absolutely brilliant. And after months of very challenging work, we finally have something to show you. We think you’re going to like this. A lot.

  • 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.

  • Add Space Between Gutenberg Blocks with the GutenKit Spacer Block

    As I mentioned last week in my 2017 Year in Review post, I’ve been learning quite a lot about how WordPress themes will interface with Gutenberg and developing Gutenberg blocks myself.