WordPress June in short.
The month of June brought the WordPress 5.2.2 Maintenance Release with 13 bug fixes and some refinements to the Site Health feature. Gutenberg 5.9 introduced the useSelect and useDispatch custom React Hooks. And Gutenberg 6.0 among other features adds Snackbar notices and Pre-defined layout for the Columns block.
Another big event was WordCamp Europe 2019. An impressive list of speakers held their talks in Berlin Germany. Including Matt Mullenweg on WordPress, For the love of code: Modernizing plugins and themes by Juliette Reinders Folmer, Advanced database management for plugins by John Jacoby and Designing your first Gutenberg block by Mel Choyce
WordPress tutorials and resources.
- Updated: Gutenberg Theme Development by Bill Erickson.
- Image optimization In WordPress by Adelina Tuca.
- How to extend existing Gutenberg blocks in WordPress by Liip.
- Define block templates for new pages, posts, and custom post types by Florian Brinkmann.
- Access block data with PHP using parse_blocks() and render_block() by Bill Erickson.
- Headless WordPress: Logging with JWT by Igor Benić.
- How to disable tests in the WordPress site health check tool by William Earnhardt.
- How to edit post meta outside of a Gutenberg Block? by Dominik Schilling.
- Using Eloquent in WordPress Plugin Development by Upnrunn technologies.
- Managing WordPress Metadata in Gutenberg Using a Sidebar Plugin by Ali Alaa.
- My article Adding custom svg icons to your Gutenberg blocks/plugin by Vanaf1979.
Web development tutorials and resources.
- A quick but complete guide to IndexedDB and storing data in browsers by Flavio Copes.
- Create a user controlled dark or light mode by Andy Bell.
- Relearn CSS layout: Every layout by Heydon Pickering & Andy Bell.
- Learn Webpack: Full 2 hour video tutorial for beginners by FreeCodeCamp.
- Getting started with ESLint + development workflow by Gitconnected.
- Why publishing your own npm packages can make you a better developer by Geoff Stevens.
- Learn git concepts, not commands by Nico Riedmann.
- HTML can do that? by Ananya Neogi.
- You Don’t Need jQuery by Dinny Paul.
Have a great Juli