Kadence Blocks Gutenberg Plugin

The same speaker at the meet-up who recommended the Calendar plugin, also recommended Kadence Blocks, a Gutenberg plugin. Last December, in the post I wrote about WooCommerce themes I had tried, I mentioned a theme by Kadence. I was impressed last night with all the things that the Kadence Blocks can do. After the meet-up … Read more

Gutenberg Visual Editor Disabled?

When I went to edit a post on one of my sites that I had not visited for a while, I saw the back-end code that powers Gutenberg rather than the visual editor. After reading about the issue on the WordPress forums, I went to my user profile and at the top under Personal Options, the … Read more

See Your Reusable Blocks

I saw this on WP Tavern and noting it here for the future. With Gutenberg you can make reusable blocks. The neat thing about them is that if you subsequently edit the block, you change it for every appearance on the site. That can be handy if you need to update some information contained in … Read more

Coloured Backgrounds in Gutenberg

To add a splash of colour behind a paragraph of text, you go over to the sidebar and you will see two tabs. One says Colour Settings and the other says Advanced.  When you open the Colour Settings you see two palettes of colours. Depending on which palette you choose, you can change the colour of the text … Read more

Disabling Gutenberg Blocks

With Disable Gutenberg blocks by Danny Cooper, you can disable the blocks you don’t need. On the plugin page in the WordPress repository there is a list of the block plugins that it supports.  I am not sure what ‘disable’ means. Having listened to Joost speaking yesterday on WP Sessions, I understand that the problem with … Read more

Block Gallery

The Block Gallery plugin includes a masonry gallery that I am using here. Notice the ability to make the corners of the images rounded. It is also possible to change the width of the gutter between the images. The other options are a fullscreen stacked gallery and a carousel slider. The fullscreen stacked gallery allows … Read more