Category: Gutenberg

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • What’s new with the Tabor WordPress theme


    Updated Feb 18, 2022
    What’s new with the Tabor WordPress theme

    Tabor has received quite a lot of updates over the past couple of weeks, mostly surrounding Gutenberg. In fact, over the last month I’ve pushed an update nearly every week! So here’s the latest on what’s new with Tabor.

  • Preparing themes for Gutenberg with the Block Unit Test


    Updated Feb 18, 2022
    Preparing themes for Gutenberg with the Block Unit Test

    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

    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.

  • The Ultimate Guide to Gutenberg Color Palettes


    Updated Feb 18, 2022
    The Ultimate Guide to Gutenberg Color Palettes

    While there is no shortage of articles published about adding general support for a theme’s color palette within the Gutenberg editor, I’m going to focus on the color class changes deployed in Gutenberg 2.8.

  • 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?