Block Styles let developers hand powerful design controls to WordPress site editors. Right now, there are some key limitations to the feature. I found some workarounds and have some ways I think Block Styles can evolve.
I enjoyed a day full of learning when I “attended” WordCamp US 2021 online. I focused mostly on talks about the WordPress Block Editor and took some notes!
As I keep working with the block editor in WordPress, I often find ways to improve my code’s efficiency and maintainability. Here are a couple tricks for working with Block Patterns that will make a developer’s life much easier.
I finally found a chance to present about my approach to implementing WordPress using the new(ish) Block Editor at my local developer meetup.
Celebrating the release of a small-but-important new plugin for the new WordPress block editor. I look forward to supporting it with my own Hawaiian Characters plugin soon!
After taking a strong stance that WordPress 5.0 shouldn’t be released in late November it was. Not it’s time to [briefly] look back and then speedily move forward.
WordPress 5.0 is coming out tomorrow. You should make sure you’re prepared. Also, we can learn a lot about communication from the frustrations and confusions surrounding this software update.
WordPress 5.0 contains a massive change to content editing. Without working through a systematic review of what’s been built, I don’t know how anyone can be sure that it is ready for release. The project needs more time and public validation that it’s ready.
Two versions of WordPress in a row have had my code in it! How cool is that! Best yet, the latest bug fix came straight out of a client project, proving once again that nonprofits and open source mix wonderfully.
The future text editor for WordPress is in early stages but ready for a lot of intensive testing. Here are my thoughts on the latest version, written in the new editor, of course.
After years of using WordPress, I finally made small contributions to the last two versions.
There are great events coming up this month, June, September, and November. Get them on your calendar, learn more about the web, and come hang out with me!
It’s rare that I endorse a product on this blog, but I’m making an exception here. This won’t be a regular thing, which I hope says a lot about my decision to write this post at all. There were a good three years when I struggled to recommend a web host when people asked. After a while, I … Continue reading “Why I Recommend SiteGround Hosting for WordPress and Nonprofits”
Over on my new site, Nonprofit WP, I just published a brief review of the new Idealware report on selecting WordPress plugins for nonprofits.
Two events for nonprofits using WordPress with a bonus third are all next week in Seattle. I hope to see you there!