Gutenberg + Themes: Week of Aug 4, 2020

Hello! This is the 13th weekly roundup of theme-related discussions, fixes, and developments in GutenbergGutenberg The Gutenberg project is the new Editor Interface for WordPress. The editor improves the process and experience of creating new content, making writing rich content much simpler. It uses ‘blocks’ to add richness rather than shortcodes, custom HTML etc. It was relatively quiet due to the focus on testing and improvements for 5.5.

Please weigh in on the tickets below — your voice and feedback are welcome! 

In progress / Discussions:

BlockBlock Block is the abstract term used to describe units of markup that, composed together, form the content or layout of a webpage using the WordPress editor. The idea combines concepts of what in the past may have achieved with shortcodes, custom HTML, and embed discovery into a single consistent API and user experience.-based Themes

  • Articulate requirements for porting existing themes. 24313
  • How to sync edits from theme to site editor. 22469
  • Improve template part visibility and enable browse mode. 24252

Global Styles

  • Global styles affecting non-FSEFSE Short for Full Site Editing, a project for the Gutenberg plugin and the editor where a full page layout is created using only blocks. themes. 24326
  • Tracking and consolidating style attributes for blocks. 22700 
  • Add support for more styles at the global level 24298
  • Make `theme.jsonJSON JSON, or JavaScript Object Notation, is a minimal, readable format for structuring data. It is used primarily to transmit data between a server and web application, as an alternative to XML.` cross-platform (web & mobile). 24165


FSE Blocks

  • Post title block: add style attributes 24246
  • Add color support to the post content block. 24014

General Resources:

Thanks to @itsjusteileen, @kjellr, and @joen for help pulling this post together. Please let us know if it was helpful in the comments!