Carolina Nymark noted only 11 themes in the WordPress.org theme directory add custom block styles. No themes use the server-side rendering for block styles added in 5.3. Carolina is right: “theme authors need to adopt this faster.”
Here’s an older post about the history of WordPress APIs from Automattic’s mobile apps development team that you may not have seen before. (New to me.) It explains the technical background of the current entanglements of .org, .com, and Jetpack: Why don’t we support a single API in our apps? Wouldn’t that make our lives…
Newly released Gutenberg 10.7 includes the first iteration of responsive menus in the navigation block and new design tools to support the existing ones in blocks. Now you can insert block patterns from the WordPress.org Pattern Directory too. ✨
Some highlights and an overview of WCUS 2021 from David Bisset. Catch up on anything you missed and learn how you can get more involved in WordPress.
If you want a sneak peek into the design overhaul of the WordPress.org blog, check out the public Figma design board. Looking good! 🎨
First, some recent highlights from the ongoing effort to get ready for Gutenberg. Dev4Press has a summary of the current state of Gutenberg (version 2.4). Antonio Villegas shows how you can create your first Gutenberg block. He briefly covers the edit and save methods in his example. Advanced Gutenberg Blocks is a plugin that adds some…
Mike Jolley has agreed to terms to sell WP Job Manager to Automattic. Mike is already joining Automattic after the WooThemes acquisition — under his role as WooCommerce lead developer — and the sale of WP Job Manager is in part due to Automattic’s rules for employee side projects.