The Great Big WordPress Theme Shake-Up

Introduction A great big earth-shattering change is about to hit WordPress. It’s called Full Site Editing (FSE), and it is coming to WordPress this December. Full Site editing brings the power of the Gutenberg Block Editor to your entire website. Previously we used the Gutenberg Block Editor to create our Posts and Pages, with FSE …

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WordPress Gutenberg Query Loop Block – A Beginners Guide

Introduction The WordPress Gutenberg Query Loop block is possibly the most important core WordPress Block, as it lets us create custom and dynamic pages. The Query Loop Block lets you dynamically query your website, to create differently styled pages. WordPress.org describes the Query Loop block as an advanced block that allows you to display posts based on specified …

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Beginners guide to creating Custom Posts with Advanced Custom Fields & Gutenberg Full Site Editing

In this article, we’ll look at how you can use the Advanced Custom Fields (ACF) plugin, WordPress Custom Post Types, and Gutenberg full site editing (FSE) to create more complex WordPress websites. We will be building a directory or listings website, however, once you understand how to implement Gutenberg FSE + ACF + Custom Posts, …

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How to create overlapping columns with the WordPress Gutenberg Block Editor

This article explains an easy way to create a cool overlapping columns effect using the WordPress Block Editor and the Media and Text Gutenberg Block. Here’s what we are going to build. Video tutorial Step One: Add the Media and Text Block First, add the Media and Text Block to your page. Step Two: Replace …

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Will WordPress 5.9 break your website?

A client asked me yesterday whether their website will break when WordPress 5.9 is released this December and Gutenberg Full Site Editing is rolled out as part of WordPress core. In this video, I’ll explain how your WordPress website should carry on running fine when WordPress 5.9 is released, and also explain the three different …

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The Gutenberg Block Editor will change the web but not in the way we all think

The Gutenberg Block Editor will change the web but not in the way we all think 14

Introduction  This article outlines some thoughts on Gutenberg that I’ve mulling on for a few months. I’ve been thinking about how the tools we use to produce content have an impact on the nature of the content we produce.  I realize that some of these ideas might seem far-fetched, so be kind, and let me …

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How to create an Industry News Page with the Gutenberg Block Editor

Recently I created a page on pootlepress.com that helps my readers keep up to date with my favourite WordPress Blogs and Writers. You can find the page here https://www.pootlepress.com/best-wordpress-blogs-to-follow/ The Pootlepress.com WordPress Industry News Page An Industry News page is a nice and simple way that you can drive more traffic to your website. And …

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