… you can create blocks like it’s 1999

I’m watching Matt Mullenweg’s “State of the Word 2019” from the recent WordCamp US, and almost snorted my tea when he had this to say about the new colour gradients feature for blocks in Gutenberg v6.8: You can create blocks like it’s 1999 …Matt Mullenweg, speaking at WCUS 2019 You can find Matt’s keynote… Continue… Continue reading … you can create blocks like it’s 1999

Watch this if you’re still on the fence about the new WordPress Editor (aka Gutenberg)

If you’re still unsure about the new WordPress Editor (aka Gutenberg), it’s worth watching Matt Mullenweg’s State of the Word keynote at the recent WordCamp US 2018 event in Nashville. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r5b-N2RmxS8 You can find links to parts of the talk, along with slides, and commentary in Matt’s post, here: https://ma.tt/2018/12/state-of-the-word-2018/ I’ve been using the new…… Continue reading Watch this if you’re still on the fence about the new WordPress Editor (aka Gutenberg)

Read Matt Mullenweg’s Gutenberg FAQ

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Matt Mullenweg (my boss*) has published a Gutenberg FAQ that you should read if you’re interested in Gutenberg (aka, the new WordPress Editor aka the block editor), the upcoming WordPress 5.0 release, and the accessibility debate about Gutenberg. https://ma.tt/2018/11/a-gutenberg-faq/ Read Matt’s Gutenberg FAQ *In case you weren’t aware, I work for Automattic (the company behind…… Continue reading Read Matt Mullenweg’s Gutenberg FAQ

Matt Mullenweg, one of the good guys

Nice profile of Matt Mullenweg, one of the true good guys of the web: goo.gl/mlH1M— Matt Cutts (@mattcutts) August 7, 2012 Matt Cutts tweeted about a great profile of Matt Mullenweg, one of the main people behind WordPress: Matt Mullenweg, the Houston-born-and-bred founding developer of the ubiquitous WordPress blogging platform, is now a multimillionaire who…… Continue reading Matt Mullenweg, one of the good guys