I know I’ve said this before, but building Gutenberg blocks has honestly never been easier. Better tools, more detailed documentation, and clearer examples are finally here – paving the way for developers to quickly dive into the art of block building, and in particular, building block plugins.
So what’s the big deal about block plugins?
In short, this relatively new classification of plugins empowers WordPress users to publish with “blocks on demand.” I wrote a primer on block plugins last week if you’re interested in the “why” behind block plugins, but ultimately WordPress users running Gutenberg will be able to just about instantly add any new block block to any page. Very cool. Very empowering.(more…)