Tag: wordpress

  • What if… you could see relevant patterns and previews when adding a block?

  • Thinking Through: WordPress Border Controls

    Thinking Through: WordPress Border Controls

    The WordPress block editor is starting to look more and more like a design tool for creating Patterns and web pages. We’re seeing new controls every release for basic design tools like line-height, color, padding, and block spacing. The WordPress editor offers some simple controls for setting a block’s border. Controls for a block borders […]

  • Thinking Through: Document Status and Visibility

    Thinking Through: Document Status and Visibility

    If you’ve ever used WordPress to create a blog post, web page, or any other type of document, then you are likely familiar with the Inspector Sidebar. The sidebar shows you information and controls related to the either the selected block, or the document itself. The sidebar hasn’t changed very much over the years, and […]

  • Thinking Through: Switching Block Styles

    The WordPress block editor has a feature called “Block Styles” that allow a block (or plugin, or theme) to provide CSS-like style options to alter the appearance of the block. For example, the Table block offers two styles: Default and Striped. This post looks at the interface for switching between styles and how it could […]

  • Making WordPress Glitchy

    Kjell has consistently been a driving force within the WordPress world. His latest experiment is like a looking glass towards what is nearly possible with the WordPress block editor.

  • Jazz’n up WordPress.org

    Beatriz Fialho has posted some designs she’s been working on to update the WordPress.org News blog, which has been mostly stagnant for years. Her new designs are full of freshly vibrant colors and feelings. Give it a look and let everyone know what you think.

  • So you wanna talk about FSE?

    Anne McCarthy has published a resource guide to help people talk about the upcoming WordPress full-site editing features. Its pretty comprehensive and a great read for anyone working with/on WordPress. As we’re nearing 5.8, there’s an increasing demand for people to speak about Full Site Editing and this post should help act as a resource […]

  • Publishing a Block Pattern on WordPress.org

    Here’s a design I made that walks people through filling out the necessary information to submit their block pattern to the WordPress.org directory.

  • Testing Full Site Editing for WordPress 5.8

    WordPress 5.8 is scheduled to release at the end of July, and one of the most anticipated features is what’s been affectionately referred to as “Full Site Editing.” In reality Full Site Editing (or, FSE) is really a collection of numerous features that together enable someone to edit their entire website using blocks. This is […]

  • A Welcomed Detour

    Took a little detour today and tried to help with some improvements to the media uploader in WordPress, specifically a new button that will let you quickly copy the URL for a file that you just uploaded. This is related to the following WordPress Core issue: Add a copy-link button at the media upload page