Web development Wordpress

Ockham’s razor for WordPress

Optimizing WordPress sites for performance and simplicity, a lot of code reappears in about every WordPress site I make. So I created a simple plug-in to easily reuse that code and have a graphical user interface to make exceptions.

Gutenberg Wordpress

Setting up a block

Just a note on the way I currently like to set up development of a Gutenberg block. Basically these are the steps mentioned in the WordPress block editor handbook, that uses the @wordpress/package to work with the webpack and Babel libraries, without too much hassle. Alternative: Advanced Custom Fields Pro A month after I wrote […]

Gutenberg Web development Wordpress

Use Gutenberg Group blocks for full-width containers

With the WordPress Gutenberg editor it is easy to create full-width blocks. We can use them to create rows that span the whole width of a page. Then we can set a background colour or image for that row, while its content aligns with the content of regular (normal width) blocks. This is often used […]