You have no idea how awesome it feels to finally have the first official version of Merlin WP released. After many months of development, Merlin WP 1.0 is finally here. I first wrote about improving the onboarding experience of WordPress themes late last year, and since publishing the initial beta, Merlin WP has received quite a lot of attention.
Over the weekend, I set up a new, highly interactive demo of one of my latest Gutenberg-inspired projects, CoBlocks. There’s a lot of controversy surrounding Gutenberg, so I wanted to shine a little light on how third party blocks can leverage the new editor and bring some really powerful editing capabilities to WordPress.
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.
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!
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.