What I’ve learned so far in developing a theme suited for Gutenberg
Recently I started creating a premium WordPress theme that relies a lot on Gutenberg with the idea of having it ready when it’s rolled into core. So here are a few thoughts on developing a theme for the new editor.
Gutenberg is still going through the finishing stages before it’s released in WordPress core. But there’s still a question about Gutenberg blocks that I’m not really seeing anyone answer. Should blocks be placed in plugins or themes?
How to get access to alpha, beta and release candidate versions of WordPress
Testing pre-release versions of WordPress is a key part of making sure major releases, and your site, run smoothly. But not a whole lot of people know about it. So here’s how to test pre-release versions on your staging or development sites.
Gutenberg is coming, and it will shake up the ecosystem. One of the biggest changes will come with shortcodes, since the TinyMCE editor will be no more. But it’s pretty easy to turn shortcodes into the blocks with dynamic blocks.
Adding filter and action hooks to your WordPress plugin
WordPress is known for its customizations, but sometimes as plugin or theme developer, it can be tricky to figure out how to let your users add in customizations. That’s where filters and hooks come into play.