17 Best Gutenberg Blocks Plugins for WordPress (Super Useful)

We’ve been working with the Gutenberg block editor for a long time across multiple websites, so we know that it can feel restrictive by default. WordPress offers a set of essential content blocks like Paragraph, Image, Button, List, and more. However, you can extend these options using plugins that add more blocks to the editor.… Continue reading 17 Best Gutenberg Blocks Plugins for WordPress (Super Useful)

Proposal: Host 3rd-Party Blocks in Gutenberg’s GitHub Repository

Matias Ventura, Gutenberg’s Lead Architect, recently made a pitch to incorporate some 3rd-party blocks in the Gutenberg GitHub repository: “There’s a growing subset of blocks that we may contemplate creating that are either more niche or—for various reasons—not necessarily an immediate fit for the bundled library in core. This would include blocks that have enough… Continue reading Proposal: Host 3rd-Party Blocks in Gutenberg’s GitHub Repository

A Complete Beginner’s Guide to WordPress Full Site Editing

Do you want to learn how to use Full Site Editing in WordPress? Introduced in WordPress 5.9, Full Site Editing has changed how users can build their websites using WordPress. It’s designed to be flexible and easy to use for beginners. In this article, we will show you how to use the WordPress Full Site… Continue reading A Complete Beginner’s Guide to WordPress Full Site Editing

What’s Coming in WordPress 6.4 (Features and Screenshots)

WordPress 6.4 beta was released recently. We have been closely monitoring the development and testing it out. It will be the third major release of 2023 and will ship with significant new features, bug fixes, and performance improvements. In this article, we’ll show you what’s coming in WordPress 6.4 with details and screenshots. Here is… Continue reading What’s Coming in WordPress 6.4 (Features and Screenshots)

Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 22

Transcript ↓ In this episode, Cory Miller and Corey Maass discuss preparations for WordCampUS and designing business cards for the event. They receive feedback on their design and decide on a winning business card design that includes pricing information and a QR code. They also discuss the content and layout of their product’s landing page,… Continue reading Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 22

Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 21

Transcript ↓ In this episode, Cory Miller and Corey Maass discuss the progress with their product and plans for marketing. They mention ordering stickers and preparing for WordCamp US. They also talk about the importance of having a clear name for the plugin and creating a frictionless process for potential customers to sign up or… Continue reading Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 21

Community Summit Recaps, Multilingual Documentation, Performant Translations

This Week at WordPress.org (September 4, 2023) Discover the latest from the WordPress community. From the future of WordPress & Gutenberg’s next steps to intriguing discussions at the Community Summit. Plus, get a sneak peek into WordPress 6.4’s development cycle. Stay updated, stay involved! News WP Briefing: Episode 61: Community, Summit, all at Washington D.C.… Continue reading Community Summit Recaps, Multilingual Documentation, Performant Translations

Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 20

Transcript ↓ In this podcast episode, Corey Maass and Cory Miller demonstrate and discuss the features of their OMG IMG plugin. They showcase how the plugin allows users to show or hide sections, customize settings, and create images for social media posts. They also address challenges related to layout and templates, including different image sizes… Continue reading Launching a WordPress Product in Public: Session 20

Translations Across the Project • Admin Design • New Blocks Page • Working Group on Organizations Supporting WordPress • Contributor Mentorship

This Week at WordPress.org (August 7, 2023) With just a few days before Community Summit, Contributor Day, and WordCamp US, many initiatives across the project are gearing up for time well-spent together. Docs, Training, and several other teams are joining together to work on translations and localizations in a way that supports Gutenberg Phase 4… Continue reading Translations Across the Project • Admin Design • New Blocks Page • Working Group on Organizations Supporting WordPress • Contributor Mentorship

WordPress 6.3

This Week at WordPress.org (August 7, 2023) WordPress 6.3, Lionel, has been released. It’s time to test out the details and footnotes blocks, give the WP_DEVELOPMENT_MODE a try, and check out the new Get Involved tab on the Welcome screen. The WordPress Training team announces its first course cohort for Learn.WordPress.org. The course will cover… Continue reading WordPress 6.3