WordPress Development

As I build WordPress websites for my clients, I share what I learn here as tutorials.

Recommended Plugins with Gutenberg Blocks

The new block editor in WordPress includes many core blocks, and you can add additional blocks through plugins. These are the tools I recommend using.

Using Advanced Custom Fields with version control

ACF lets you build metaboxes, Gutenberg blocks, and more with their easy-to-use interface. These custom fields are stored in the database and then rendered in the WordPress backend for you…

Using Block Templates with Gutenberg

Block templates are one of my favorite new features in Gutenberg. You can specify a list of blocks that automatically appear in the content editor, customize their attributes, and lock the template.

Gutenberg Theme Development

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.