What’s New in Gutenberg v5.0? (6th February)

The work on Gutenberg plugin is progressing toward Phase 2 of the project. Gutenberg plugin v5.0 has been released. This release includes. A new RSS block and follow-up improvements: 1, 2. A new Amazon Kindle embed block. A new FocalPointPicker component and use it to define the focal point of the Cover block background. Bunch of Bug fixes. Bunch of improvements. Documentation updates. More... Read More »

Update on Porting Widgets to Blocks

Mel Choyce shared the progress update on . Specifically for porting WordPress Widgets to Gutenberg Blocks. A lot of progress has been made with few things left. If you are a developer you can contribute to the pending issues via github. The set timeline for this specific project from is ~4 weeks. Read More »

Gutenberg Components: BaseControl

Gutenberg Component BaseControl is a component you won’t be seeing too much but it is one of the core components used in a lot of elements that you’ll use when creating your own Gutenberg blocks. Igor Benic explains the BaseControl properties and shows how to use it while creating Gutenberg Blocks. Read More »

How to disable any Gutenberg blocks?

Maybe you need just a couple of blocks from a multi-block plugin you have installed, but that plugin brings a bunch of other blocks as well. Why clutter the block inserter with blocks you or your clients will never use? Fortunately, there’s a new plugin that solves this problem. Disable Gutenberg Blocks ‘Disable Gutenberg Blocks’ allows you to remove all the blocks you have no plans to use, leaving you with just the ones you do. The… Read More »

3 WordPress Plugins that brings advance Container Blocks for Gutenberg

Gutenberg Editor has a Column Block which allows you to put your content in columns. But it currently lacks even some basic features which you will need to make your content stand out. Fortunately there are other plugins which brings container blocks with more features to help you. I have picked up 3 good & FREE plugins which includes a Container blocks (kind of). They are not placed in some particular order, simply pick one… Read More »

Tutorial: Using Block Templates with Gutenberg

Block templates are one of the awesome features in Gutenberg. You can specify a list of blocks that automatically appear in the content editor, and you can customize what appears in each block by default. Learn how to do it with Bill Erickson in this quick tutorial. Read More »

Easy Digital Downloads Blocks released!

EDD has released a FREE official plugin Easy Digital Downloads Blocks. This plugins includes a block for Gutenberg editor to display your downloads on any page using a block similar to the [downloads] shortcode. This block provides a visual representation of your downloads in the editor, showing you a real-time preview as you configure the various settings. A grid of Download Categories or Download Tags can also be shown instead of your products, or in… Read More »