Full Site Editing

Adding Cover Post Templates to TT2 Gopher block theme

As I am preparing to make write ups on single post cover and author templates, as creating additional new templates types have been added into the recent Gutenberg 13.7 release, its time update the TT2 Gopher blocks demo theme prepared for the CSS-Tricks articles. I have been working on and off for a while to create author and single post templates using Cover and post featured image blocks, its time time to update those drafts and consolidate the codes across my block themes including Khesara and TT2 Gopher Blocks.

Updated 8-11

Finally to-day, I submitted a manuscript for publication consideration on CSS-Tricks. The TT2 Gopher blocks GitHub repository has not been updated yet but am planning to-do after I hear about it from the Digital Ocean editorial team.

Building Author Archive Template for Block Themes

Notes: This post is part-3 of the leaning note series towards understanding creating additional template types using full site editing (FSE) interface.. This learning post is still in active development and updated regularly. Traditionally, block themes allow creating some common template types like front-page, single, page, archive, search, 404 and index. However, in classic themes […]

Gutenberg 13.3: Border Control and Post Terms Variations Features

Note: This post is part of understanding new features in full site editing (FSE) interface. This learning post is still in active development and updated regularly. The recently released Gutenberg 13.3 has enhanced and added some interesting block features including a new table of content blocks, border control and post terms variations features. Among theme […]

Full Site Editing

CSS-Tricks: How to Create Block Theme Patterns in WordPress 6.0

My tutorial article on How to Create Block Theme Patterns in WordPress 6.0 was published on CSS-Tricks today. This is my second article on CSS-Tricks under the new Digital Ocean management.

This article covers how creating and using block patterns evolved since patterns were introduced in 2020 with the WordPress 5.5. Now, patterns are taking central part in the design of WordPress sites for both the novices and experts.

The Gutenberg Times, weekend edition #218 has covered this article and mentions other two tutorial articles (one, two) on block themes published on CSS-Tricks.

Block Editor: Understanding BlockGap

Note: This post is part of understanding new features in full site editing (FSE) interface. This learning post is still in active development and updated regularly. Block Editor BlockGap (also known as spacing) adds “the gap blocks using margins (top margins) because there’s no “gap” support in regular divs (no flex or grid)”. In the Full Site Editing, Carolina describes BlockGap: […]