The article covers the new WordPress 6.1 added “JSON elements” which are low-level components for themes and blocks that do not need the complexity of blocks. They are representations of HTML primitives that are not defined in a block but can be used across blocks, like buttons, links, headings, cite and forms, etc.
Ganesh Dahal wrote about Managing CSS Styles in a WordPress Block Theme and took a deep dive into the migration from styles.css files to theme.json. “One of the major benefits of moving CSS to JSON is that JSON is a machine-readable format, which means it can be exposed in the WordPress Site Editor UI by fetching an API, thus allowing users to modify default values and customize a site’s appearance without writing any CSS at all.” he wrote. Gutenberg Times, Weekend Edition #236.
The article was covered by Gutenberg Times, a website covering “Curating News and Community Voices about the WordPress Block Editor, codenamed Gutenberg“.
Notes: This post is part 1 of understanding new features in full site editing (FSE) interface. This learning post is still in active development and updated regularly. One of the main goals of the Gutenberg site editor is to move the core block style CSS to JSON files. JSON files are machine readable and provide […]
This article covers how to add newly added fluid typography feature, that is included in WordPress 6.1 and allows theme authors to apply fluid typography in block themes by default, without using clamp() function.
This article covers, how creating cover header block sections in page and post in block themes is becoming so easier that even less tech-savvy users could create without writing much complicated codes.
Note: The WordPress 6.1 is scheduled to be released on November 1, and its Beta-1 version was released yesterday for testing purposes, only. The WordPress 6.1 is the third major release of the year 2022, which includes Gutenberg plugin releases from 13.1. to 14.1. Back in June, project lead engineer Matias Ventura outlined its roadmap. […]