Unfortunately it has been a bit quiet here lately because I simply didn't have the time for new contributions. When it comes to WordPress Block Patterns, my fingers itches because I see them as an absolute game changer for WordPress. With WordPress 5.5 the new block patterns will finally be available and will hopefully soon be able to use their full potential.
With the Restricted Site Access plugin, you can restrict public access to WordPress and only allow access for registered visitors or certain IP addresses. Visitors without access can choose to see a certain page, message or login screen or are forwarded to another URL.
WordPress 5.4 will be released on March 31, 2020. The new major release mainly brings us new functions and blocks for the Gutenberg Editor. I would like to briefly introduce the biggest innovations in this article.
How quickly time flies! After months of radio silence here on the blog, it still feels unreal to type these lines. My break from blogging took longer than planned. But now it should go on again. With a new structure, a slightly different focus and a lot of motivation to report regularly about WordPress again.
Due to an injury, I'm taking a longer break from blogging and shifting my priorities to my theme shops. So no new articles will appear here in the next few months, but hopefully it will start again at some point.
In this series of articles, I'll explain how you can build your own WordPress block from scratch. In the fourth part we look at how we can add editable fields with the RichText component in our WordPress block and display them in the frontend.