Right now’s roundup focuses on some theme associated information gadgets, in addition to some tutorials and lots of ACF goodies. However, don’t fear, I’m additionally bringing you in control on WordPress 5.2 and the brand new Gutenberg replace. Could be bizarre if I didn’t, proper? 😏
The Genesis framework noticed a pleasant replace to model 2.10 final week. A very powerful options that have been added on this replace have been WP-CLI instructions, improved navigation, elevated visibility into Genesis plugins, and simpler entry to the settings and options. Take a look at the 2.10 launch submit for extra in-depth details about this launch.
Disable Genesis schema markup
Should you’ve been utilizing Genesis due to its wealthy schema markup alongside our Yoast search engine optimization plugin, it’s possible you’ll now wish to disable Genesis’ schema markup altogether so Yoast search engine optimization can present every thing as an alternative (see the Yoast search engine optimization 11.zero replace submit for extra details about why). To disable Genesis schema, Invoice Erickson launched a small however efficient plugin that does precisely this for you. You may study all about it in Invoice’s submit.
Exhale with Justin Tadlock
Justin Tadlock might be the one I discovered from probably the most about constructing themes. He’s been round since 2008 and has at all times produced stable content material within the form of tutorials. Justin just lately launched a brand new theme known as Exhale which he’s utilizing to base a few little one themes on.
What I actually like about Justin’s method is that he instantly teaches you what he has discovered via his weblog posts. He has already posted a few tutorials on ThemeHybrid’s weblog that present you what you are able to do with a theme that’s making good use of Gutenberg. As an example, easy methods to create an app gross sales touchdown web page, a restaurant touchdown web page, or a enterprise touchdown web page.
Justin’s searching for inspiration to create extra of those sorts of touchdown pages, so in case you have an thought, go and reply to his tweet:
ACF and versatile content material
Talking of touchdown pages. Invoice Erickson, sure, the identical man I discussed earlier on this submit, wrote a pleasant tutorial on easy methods to use ACF to create extra versatile touchdown pages when Gutenberg blocks simply don’t lower it.
Invoice does an incredible job explaining in nice element easy methods to method this. I’m a giant fan of Invoice’s tutorials as he (similar to Justin Tadlock) actually takes the time to elucidate every thing step-by-step.
However there are much more choices with ACF.
ACF makes it tremendous straightforward so that you can create blocks, and for those who choose to not contact code, you’re in luck. ACF simply launched ACF Blocks, which is a group of Gutenberg Blocks. It helps you pace up web site creation within the Gutenberg editor. ACF Blocks is constructed on-top of Superior Customized Fields Professional. Do be aware, that this plugin requires the ACF Professional model of the ACF plugin to operate accurately.
WordPress 5.2 RC2
If every thing goes in line with plan, the WordPress Core Staff will launch WordPress 5.2 this week. They’ve already launched the second Launch Candidate, so if there are not any extra blockers, it will likely be launched this week.
The work on enhancing the Gutenberg editor is continuous relentlessly. We noticed the launch of model 5.6 final week. With crucial updates being a lot of enhancements, together with to the button block focus states, theming, and block mover controls with full- and wide-aligned blocks. Per regular, you may study extra about it right here.