Recent discussion kicked off about adding a Block Patterns directory. Another piece of the puzzle for the evolving Wordpress ecosystem.
Interesting proposal by Rich Tabor on improving block styles and transforms. Rich created a proposal for this on Github. Take a few minutes to review and consider.
Every month the folks over at iThemes do a nice recap on Wordpress plugins that were added or updated in the past thirty days. For October, they highlighted three that we are researching as possible additions to our toolset here at Outcome Labs.
With the upcoming Beta 1 deadline for Wordpress 5.6, we strongly recommend taking a few minutes to stay current and have a solid plan for what to do when 5.6 rolls out.
The Gutenberg team has issues a call for testing for the new block-based Widgets tool. We took it for a spin on one of our sandbox sites.
Fair amount of shifting this month as Wordpress Core team locks down what will be in Wordpress 5.6. Here is the run down.
Carolina Nymark is a team representative on the WordPress Themes Review team. She recently released a course to help people learn about Full Site Editing.
Interesting discussion moderated by Bir git Pauli-Haack of Gutenberg Times from last Friday on full site editing and block-based themes. Great way to learn more about this major feature of the Block Editor that is under active development.
We deployed Gutenberg 8.3 to our verification sites when it was released last week. Generally seems pretty stable, but we did find some issues.