Twenty Twenty-One Blocks is the name of the official Full Site Editing version of the upcoming default theme.
Twenty Twenty-One Blocks is an experimental theme created as an example to highlight what is possible with Full Site Editing.
The theme will need Gutenberg 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. https://wordpress.org/gutenberg/ and the Full Site Editing experiment to be enabled. It will not be part of Core Core is the set of software required to run WordPress. The Core Development Team builds WordPress., but once complete it will be available in the theme directory.
During the theme creation process, the goal is also to help identify problems and limitations with Full Site Editing.
It is a unique opportunity to help shape and improve WordPress themes and the theme creation process.
The theme is part of the theme experiments repository on GitHub GitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that can can easily be shared, copied and modified by other developers. Public repositories are free to host, private repositories require a paid subscription. GitHub introduced the concept of the ‘pull request’ where code changes done in branches by contributors can be reviewed and discussed before being merged be the repository owner. https://github.com/.
The development of the theme started this week, and the target release date is December 2020.
Everyone is welcome to contribute to the theme by creating issues or pull requests to the theme experiments repository, and take part in the discussions.
Discussions and bug scrubs for Twenty Twenty-One Blocks will take place during the Block 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 theme meetings, twice monthly at Wednesday @ 16:00 UTC in the themereview slack Slack is a Collaborative Group Chat Platform https://slack.com/. The WordPress community has its own Slack Channel at https://make.wordpress.org/chat/. channel. The next meeting is scheduled for Nov 4th.