• The importance of testing early and often

    This week saw the release of WordPress 5.8 ‘Tatum’. It’s a huge milestone on the full site editing journey, the new WordPress experience’s grand adventure. With every release comes a pause, a moment to reflect, yet it’s important to consider testing continually. We all create this experience together by testing and finding the problems, the

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  • Tips for creating in the site editor

    A few days ago, I wrote about creating themes and my current process. I wanted to share some things that have made it easier for me using the full site editor. Reset and undo are friendly There are tools to undo anything. Even if you save something, you can remove a template, template part or

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  • Creating a theme

    I am still like many discovering how I create themes using site editing, but I wanted to share my current process and some observations I’ve made along the way. The image for this post is a picture of yarn because at times I’ve felt like I am untangling yarn as I piece together my process

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  • Theme Way station

    When travelling, way stations are great to pause, refuel, check your gear, and even observe the incredible scenery around you. I am taking a moment to do just that as I’ve been busy the past few weeks getting to know the current space of themes. Never travel alone As I have journeyed through this, I

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  • Theme.json inspires

    WordPress themes have been stuck. It wasn’t their fault they were being asked to do so much and often had to pretend they were plugins. The end result of this was seen in code weight, style stagnation and generally a lack of excitement around themes compared to the years gone past. I don’t say this

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  • Why Ephermeral themes

    I’ve been creating and working with WordPress themes for quite a few years, I even worked on some default ones, this hasn’t meant seeing as many things changing as other fields. Themes have been fairly stable for quite a while now. Of course there have been builders and new techniques for front end development, but

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