Here’s a recent guide to Advanced Custom Field and ACF blocks from Iain Poulson, who says he realized while writing “how vital [ACF] is for WordPress development.”
Dave Ryan has started a project called Chatterbox that lets you use WordPress blocks to show conversations from chat threads inside app and device wrappers. 🔌 Chatterbox can be used for “demos of chatbots, publishing chat records in news stories, and it could be a fun way to add a striking visual display to conversations.”
StudioPress recently announced it is rebranding the popular Atomic Blocks plugin it acquired from Mike McAlister in 2018 as Genesis Blocks. There is a free version still, and the pro version of Genesis Blocks is available in the Genesis Pro package. ⚛️
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.
Rich Tabor gets deeper into the process of building and publishing block plugins to the WordPress block directory. 🤿 “Eventually, the Block Directory will become the de facto way to discover new blocks. It is on each of us to take part in envisioning, designing, building, and deploying blocks that will further empower publishing within…
Welcome to the third “Week in Review” on Post Status, where I hope to offer up some of the things you may have missed in the last week or so. It’s been a busy week, and there’s a lot to share, so let’s do it. WordPress 4.0 beta 1 is out Beta 1 of WordPress 4.0…
D’nelle Dowis has been a part of WordPress for more than a decade. Her passion for genuine, sustained relationships informs how she leads her agency, Berry Interesting Productions. D’nelle talks about her experiences meeting clients where they are and helping them leverage technology to solve the challenges of today while making room for future opportunities. She shares why she values support, her thoughts on DIY, and how she makes room for her clients to ask the weird questions.