Do You Need to Know React as a WordPress (Gutenberg) Developer?

The new WordPress content editing system Gutenberg will be powering the WordPress post editor in WordPress 5.0. Gutenberg is a JavaScript-driven interface. Specifically, it is built using Facebook’s open-source user interface library “React”. This post explains a little bit about creating your own custom blocks for use in the Gutenberg editor using JavaScript. Read More »

Learning Gutenberg: Building Our Custom Card Block

We’re going to build a custom card block that features an image, a title and a summary. It’s a really common design pattern in the web and it also let’s us look at some core Gutenberg components, along with core WordPress elements, such as the Media Library. We’ll also play with some display logic with JSX for the front-end markup. Read More »