Bill Erickson shows how to build a custom Gutenberg site with a Gutenberg-optimized theme. Bill offers a lot of code examples and some helpful advice based on the differences between pre- and post-Gutenberg site development.
Gutenberg and Full Site Editing Gutenberg 6.1 was released this past week, and it includes some significant interface enhancements you will notice right away. The most noteworthy is the introduction of motion/animation when you are reordering, adding, or removing blocks. The image block link settings have been improved too, and REST API error messages now…
Array Themes, as well as the associated Atomic Blocks (a library of customizable blocks for Gutenberg), has been acquired by WP Engine. Array founder Mike McAlister and contributor John Parris will be joining WP Engine as part of the acquisition. Mike writes that he will focus energy on “creating new themes for the StudioPress theme…
The latest version of Gutenberg includes nested blocks — a huge feature for making them even more dynamic. This will be especially helpful for managing columns, but other block types as well.
Salesforce Ventures has invested an incredible $300 million as the sole investor in Automattic’s Series D, their first raise since 2014. Total investment is now $491 million over 15 years.
Despite having such a vast market share, we lack a common set of competencies for the people working and hiring in the WordPress space.
PublishPress recently announced the acquisition of Daniel Bachhuber’s Bylines plugin for PublishPress. I got in touch with Steve to catch up with him and his unique take on the WordPress economy.