Gutenberg + Themes: Week of March 4, 2021

Hello! This is the 40th 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.

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

Issues / Discussions & PRs:

  • Themes: Dark Theme Support should check for text color 29446
  • Themes: Alignments Overview 29506 / 29335
  • Themes: Default Colors, Theme Colors, and Custom Colors 29568
  • Themes: Global styles: Add a global spacing variable 27315
  • Themes: Noto Serif Font Missing in GB 10.0 29177
  • Themes: Last Paragraph 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. is acting strange 29508
  • Themes: Allow customizing the no-results behavior of the query block 27302 / 29521
  • Themes: Allow enqueing a webfont if used 29426
  • 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.: inline block styles minification issues with calc() 29518 / 29554
  • FSE: Add support for body_class and post_class 29308
  • FSE: Site Editor: template management 29449
  • FSE: Feedback and questions about the FSE (also a part of FSE call for testing) 29228
  • FSE: Template parts included in template parts are not found 28814
  • FSE Blocks: Post Tags/Categories Blocks: clicking on block navigates to archive page 29539
  • FSE Blocks: Query block encounters an error with sample content in Site Editor 29051 / 27059
  • FSE Blocks: Restore the margins of blocks relying on the figure element 29517 / 29556
  • FSE Blocks: Cover/Columns/Media & Text/Group: Remove margins on inner blocks 29525
  • FSE Blocks: New block: Post comments link 29564


  • Themes: Custom Link Color: Do not apply to buttons 29557
  • Themes: Print nothing in the front end if there are no results in Query block 29521

Overview Issues

  • Medium Projects 29503
  • Site Editing Infrastructure and UIUI UI is an acronym for User Interface - the layout of the page the user interacts with. Think ‘how are they doing that’ and less about what they are doing.: Part 2 24818
  • FSE: Covering All Features of Template Tags 22724 / 29428

General Resources

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