Creating a Block-based Theme Using Block Templates

Originally posted on ThemeShaper:
This post outlines the steps I took to create a block-based theme version of Twenty Twenty. Thanks to Kjell Reigstad for helping develop the theme and write this post. There’s been a lot of conversation around how theme development changes as Full Site Editing using Gutenberg becomes a reality. Block templates…

Camp Contributions

Originally posted on AUTOMATTIC DESIGN (VOICE RIP):
When you sit down and think about how to contribute to WordPress as a designer, your first thought is most likely: ‘How can I work on the core software using the skills I have?’. In the WordPress community we are lucky that there are plenty of opportunities for…

New Theme: Twenty Seventeen

Originally posted on The WordPress.com Blog:
We’re excited to announce that this year’s WordPress default theme, Twenty Seventeen, is now available on WordPress.com. Designed by Mel Choyce, Twenty Seventeen is a business-oriented theme that allows you to create a stunning front-page layout with multiple sections. The theme can be topped with a large custom header image or atmospheric video of…