Building a Gutenberg website

Gutenberg is the new block-based content editor in WordPress. I’ll show you how to develop a Gutenberg-optimized WordPress theme and provide examples of client sites using Gutenberg.

Using Template Parts with Genesis

Template partials are small files that hold reusable sections of code in a theme. You can build one “post summary” partial and use it everywhere – archive pages, related posts, and landing page templates.

Getting the most value from Genesis

What is Genesis? Genesis is a theme framework, a base upon which you build your own custom WordPress theme. Genesis helps you can build higher quality themes faster, and is built with a focus on SEO and performance. In the same way that WordPress can be extended using hooks and filters inside plugins, Genesis can…

Introduction to CSS Grid

CSS Grid is a new layout system in CSS. It allows you to take an element on the page and turn it into a “grid” of columns and rows. It’s not a replacement for Flexbox or floats, but an additional tool that works great in certain contexts.

10 ways to speed up your WordPress website

A slow website is painful to use, less engaging to visitors, and hurts your search engine rankings. I’ll walk you through the tools I use to identify performance problems, and provide ten tips to improve your website’s performance