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Best Gutenberg Black Friday Deals 2019

Black Friday 2019 is almost here. It is the best time to shop for your favorite stuff. And the best part is that it is no more only for the US as it has now become a global event. WordPress world also adapted it to offer amazing discounts and deals during these days. As we all know Gutenberg is the new editor for WordPress, and you may have seen a lot of great plugins and… Read More »

What are Blocks, Patterns, and Layouts in Gutenberg?

Gutenberg is diving deep into customization leading into 2020. With customization, and eventual full site editing, comes new terminology that needs to be defined.The phase one of the Gutenberg is done amazingly and that introduces us with Blocks. But that is not over yet. In phase two of the development the work on Gutenberg editor development continues. And there are some amazing new features we may see soon, Patterns and Layouts.In this post Mel Choyce… Read More »

WordPress 5.3 “Kirk” Released

WordPress 5.3 named "Kirk" has been released now. This version introduces the most refined user experience for the Gutenberg editor. There are a lot of updates and work done as always by the amazing WordPress team and contributors. WordPress 5.3 also includes a really amazing Gutenberg optimized WordPress theme named "Twenty Twenty". The Twenty Twenty theme is designed to work well with the Gutenberg editor and could easily be your goto theme for a fresh… Read More »

WooCommerce 3.8 brings 4 new Gutenberg Blocks

WooCommerce 3.8 is live. This update brings four new Gutenberg blocks. Reviews by Product BlockReviews by Category BlockAll Reviews BlockProduct Search BlockThese blocks have been added to WooCommerce for the Block Editor, which has been part of WordPress since 5.0, aka Gutenberg. Read More »

Gutenberg VS Page Builders – Performance Test

I am starting a series of tests comparing the WordPress editor Gutenberg with the Page Builders. The idea is to test Gutenberg in comparison to page builders which are dominating the WordPress world these days. I will try to be completely unbiased and fair as much possible. Whatever the result comes, my intention here is only to see the real difference of how Gutenberg is already better than the page builders. And to also see… Read More »

Built-in handling of big images in WordPress 5.3

So you got a WordPress website with a lot of images? And you always struggle to optimize them, resize theme for the web before manually uploading it to your website? Not anymore, as WordPress 5.3 is introducing a built-in mechanism to handle big images automatically for you. Check out the official post for more details on how it works. Read More »

Block Editor Theme-related updates in WordPress 5.3

A must read for Theme Developers. WordPress 5.3 includes a lot of additions and refactoring to existing blocks in order to support new features. Some of this features require special care from theme authors in order to optimize the Block Editor theme integration. Check out the details. Read More »

How to Add Button to the Rich Text Toolbar

Learn how to create a custom button to the Rich Text Editor used by Gutenberg. By default, it has alignments, bold, italic and link buttons. Learn how to add a text highlighter button (and similarly any other option) to the rich text toolbar. Read More »