Gutenberg Changelog #47: Gutenberg 11.0

In the 47th episode of the Gutenberg Changelog podcast, Birgit Pauli-Haack and I covered the Gutenberg 11.0 release. We also discussed developing block plugins, WordPress 5.8 RC2, and the high-level feedback from the FSE program by Anne McCarthy.

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Gutenberg Changelog #46: Gutenberg 10.9

In the 46th episode of the Gutenberg Changelog podcast, Birgit Pauli-Haack and I talked about the Gutenberg 10.9 release. We covered also the Dev Notes published for the WordPress 5.8 release and Theme.json for WordPress Theme Authors – demo and Live Q & A with Daisy Olson, Tammie Lister, and Jeff Ong.

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Gutenberg Changelog #45: Gutenberg 10.7 & 10.8

In the 45th episode of the Gutenberg Changelog podcast, Birgit Pauli-Haack and I covered the Gutenberg 10.7 and Gutenberg 10.8 releases. We also talked about WordPress 5.8 beta release – what’s in it, and what didn’t make it.

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Gutenberg Changelog Podcast #44: Gutenberg 10.6

In the 44th episode of the Gutenberg Changelog podcast, Birgit Pauli-Haack and I discuss the Gutenberg 10.6 release and WordPress 5.7.2 security release. We covered some of the new features coming to WordPress 5.8 like Duotone block support, new design-related blocks, a stable theme.json API for FSE themes and Global Styles.

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WP Owlcast #1: Contributing to WordPress

I met last week with Birgit Pauli-Haack and the host Maciej Palmowski on the brand new WP Owlcast podcast to talk about contributing to WordPress. We discussed a variety of topics, including different ways to get involved in the community, how to encourage people to give back, how COVID affected contributors, and other challenges in the WordPress ecosystem.

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My WordPress Origin Story

I created my account on WordPress.com in July 2007, but I hadn’t used it much until 2015 when I joined Automattic as a JavaScript Wrangler. 2015 was also when I migrated my website to WordPress from my CMS of choice back then – Drupal. I must admit that I had a lot of experience developing with Drupal at that point, but almost none with WordPress integrations. Well, I think I helped to build two or three simple websites with WordPress.

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Gutenberg Changelog Podcast #43: Gutenberg 10.5

In the 43rd episode of the Gutenberg Changelog podcast, Birgit Pauli-Haack and I discuss the Gutenberg plugin 10.5 release. We also talk about progress on the block editor changes integration with the WordPress 5.8 release scheduled for July. In addition to that, you can learn more about the development of the Block Patterns Direction project and a new collection of patterns added to Gutenberg.

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Do the Woo Podcast #118: WordPress Core and Blocks

Do the Woo podcast continues to dive into some conversations with those who work on WordPress core. It is the latest addition to their regular program focused on building WooCommerce sites. Over a week ago, I met with BobWP and his co-host Mendel Kurlan to discuss my contributions to WordPress core and the block editor in particular. We caught up with what’s happening with blocks and how WooCommerce fits into the bigger picture.

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Gutenberg Changelog Podcast #42: FSE Scope for WordPress 5.8, Gutenberg 10.4

In the 42nd episode of the Gutenberg Changelog podcast, Birgit Pauli-Haack and I discuss the Full-Site Editing scope for WordPress 5.8, Gutenberg’s 10.4 release, the Query Quest, and Gallery block refactor.

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Gutenberg Changelog Podcast #41: Gutenberg 10.3

I’m thrilled to share that I joined Birgit Pauli-Hack to co-host the Gutenberg Changelog podcast! It’s going to be a real challenge to replace Mark Uraine, who did a remarkable job in 40 previous episodes.

In the 41st episode, Birgit and I discussed Gutenberg 10.3, updates on Full-site Editing MVP, and Block Patterns.

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