WordPress 6.6 Watch List

Note: This post of understanding newly added WordPress Site Editor features including using blocks. This learning post is still in active development and updated regularly.

WordPress 6.6 is anticipated to introduce many new features, such as new theme.json  Section Styling, Colorways, and Typesets. Several of mine topics of interest and those of numerous others were discussed in this hallway hangout.

Through extended block style variations, theme authors will be able to more effectively style sections of pages and templates that differ from that block’s global styles without having to repeat the same configurations over and over e.g. styling darker sections on a page. This will include the ability to style elements and inner block types within the block style variation.GitHub PR #57537

Out of the features discussed in the hallway hangout, I have the following list for further in-depth learning.

Highlights of the WordPress 6.5 Features

Note: This post of understanding newly added WordPress Site Editor features including using blocks. This learning post is still in active development and updated regularly. WordPress 6.5 is loaded with numerous features that are discussed in the resources listed at the conclusion of this article. In this brief learning post, I am highlighting some selected […]

Revisiting the Details Block

Note: This post of understanding newly added WordPress Site Editor features on WordPress 6.4. This learning post is still in active development and updated regularly. In a previous learning post, I briefly discussed the details/summary block that was introduced in Gutenberg 15.8. Since then, the block has gone through several development iterations and has been merged […]

Creating Starter Patterns for Template Modals in WordPress 6.3

Note: This post of understanding newly added WordPress Site Editor features including using blocks. This learning post is still in active development and updated regularly. In WordPress 6.2, the Patterns API introduced new modal for creating templates. The modal enabled users to select either “blank” or the current fallback of the template. In WordPress 6.3, […]