Summary Update: Courses Currently in Development or Published (1 November 2022)

Currently, we have 1 course in development and 3 courses that have been published.  Here is an overview of what is being worked on and relevant links to follow if you want to learn more.

A Developers Guide to 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. Themes Course – Published

The course A Developers Guide to Block Themes – Part 1 was published on Monday, 31 October, to time it with the WordPress 6.1 release. Congratulations to @psykro for his excellent work.  We are excited to see more and more block themes in the Theme Repository.  We aim to have Part 2 of the course ready for public review by 18 November, to be published towards the end of November. 

GitHubGitHub GitHub 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. Issue:

Block Development Course: Published 

The course Introduction to Block Development: Build your first custom block was published on the 19th of October. Please share this resource on your social media or with folks that would be interested. Congratulations to @mburridge for all the hard work he has put into this wonderful course.

GitHub Issue: Block Development

WordPress Data in JavaScriptJavaScript JavaScript or JS is an object-oriented computer programming language commonly used to create interactive effects within web browsers. WordPress makes extensive use of JS for a better user experience. While PHP is executed on the server, JS executes within a user’s browser. Course: Published

The course Using the WordPress Data Layer was released on the 6th of October. This course aims to get you comfortable with the WordPress data layer. It’s a JavaScript library used throughout the WordPress editor to read and write data. Please share this great resource with others. Kudos to @zieladam for his efforts in putting this course together.  

GitHub Issue: WordPress Data in JavaScript

Develop Your First Low-Code Block Theme Course: Modules 1 and 2 have been launched 

@arasae has soft-launched the Develop Your First Low-Code Block Theme course by publishing modules 1 and 2. The remaining parts of the course are still in the making. Module 3 is in progress; a potential workshop script and videocasts have been made, but we may stick to text-and-image-based content to get this module out faster.

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How can you get involved?

We welcome any contributors to share their ideas for relevant courses you would like to see on the Learn platform or to get in touch about creating your own course. The more people that get involved, the better The community site where WordPress code is created and shared by the users. This is where you can download the source code for WordPress core, plugins and themes as well as the central location for community conversations and organization. will be.