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Should We Contribute to WordPress?

Should We Contribute to WordPress?

For a long time WordPress has thrived as an open source community. Its mission stated as democratizing publishing. However, recent developments have made me wonder who or what we are supporting when we contribute. If I install Jetpack or WooCommerce, I am required to connect with a WordPress.com account. Both Jetpack and Woocommerce are ownedShould We Contribute to WordPress? See the full project…

How to Use Reusable Blocks when Building a Block Template in a Custom Post Type Follow-up

How to Use Reusable Blocks when Building a Block Template in a Custom Post Type Follow-up

When I wrote the post on reusable blocks in a Custom Post type, I thought I had everything working. Unfortunately, I discovered a bug! While the reusable block seemed to load and work perfectly, once the post was saved and reloaded, an error occurred: The work around is to immediately edit and save the blockHow to Use Reusable Blocks when Building a Block Template in a Custom Post Type Follow-up See the full project…

How to Use Reusable Blocks when Building a Block Template in a Custom Post Type

How to Use Reusable Blocks when Building a Block Template in a Custom Post Type

One of the great features of the Gutenberg editor, is the ability to create a reusable block. Reusable blocks are very powerful in that they allow you to create a block that can be used in multiple places and look and behave the same way no matter where that block is used. Plus, when youHow to Use Reusable Blocks when Building a Block Template in a Custom Post Type See the full project…

How to Build a Gutenberg Block with Advanced Custom Fields and Custom Posts Types

How to Build a Gutenberg Block with Advanced Custom Fields and Custom Posts Types

Bill Erickson describes the process of building a block with Advanced Custom Fields in his post Building a block with Advanced Custom Fields. I wanted to take his excellent post a bit further and describe how to do this for a custom post type. Here are the steps I will discuss: What to include inHow to Build a Gutenberg Block with Advanced Custom Fields and Custom Posts Types See the full project…