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The primary focus of the team is to help theme authors transition to blockBlockBlock 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.
BlockBlockBlock 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 Updates in GutenbergGutenbergThe 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/
At the moment, that’s only available in the version from the GitHubGitHubGitHub is a website that offers online implementation of git repositories that 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/ repo, not the version in the theme repository. @kjellr will submit the update to the Theme Repository shortly after the Gutenberg pluginPluginA plugin is a piece of software containing a group of functions that can be added to a WordPress website. They can extend functionality or add new features to your WordPress websites. WordPress plugins are written in the PHP programming language and integrate seamlessly with WordPress. These can be free in the WordPress.org Plugin Directory https://wordpress.org/plugins/ or can be cost-based plugin from a third-party update is live to minimize any compatibility hiccups.
@pbking asked – Are there plans to make dynamic blocks available to PHPPHPPHP (recursive acronym for PHP: Hypertext Preprocessor) is a widely-used open source general-purpose scripting language that is especially suited for web development and can be embedded into HTML. http://php.net/manual/en/intro-whatis.php. templates? Allow for the transition to start using some of them instead of calls to PHP functions without going all-in.
@kjellr replied with – There have been discussions about that sort of thing here and here. In general though, it seemed to me that folks were leaning more towards having a pretty limited set of PHP functions available. And then scaling up from there as needed, versus opening the door to all of the standard PHP functions available.
@aristath’s explorations here might be of interest:
@pbking – There aren’t blocks that are only available in Block-based FSE themes?
@kjellr – There are, but Gutenberg should probably allow for those to be present in special cases when FSE isn’t active.