What Are Block Controls and Attributes – Gutenberg Block Development

In previous post, we have learned how to devlelop a custom Gutenberg block using ES5 syntax. We have developed a custom Gutenberg block which adds colored lines in Post/Page content. That block is not customize-able yet. In this tutorial we will learn how to change the appearance of the colored lines using block controls and attributes.

Develop Custom Gutenberg Block Using ES5 Syntax - WordPress Blocks
Develop Custom Gutenberg Block Using ES5 Syntax – WordPress Blocks

WordPress released a new post/page editor (Gutenberg Editor) in version 5.0 which improves the post/page development. The editor consists of some built-in blocks which can be used to add different type of content in post/page. In this post we will discuss how to develop custom Gutenberg block using ES5 syntax.

How To Develop Hello World WordPress Block
How To Develop Hello World WordPress Block – ESNext and JSX Syntax

WordPress blocks are a new way to add content inside WordPress Post/Page editor. To know more about WordPress blocks visit our blog post titled “What Are WordPress Blocks – An Introduction”. In this blog post we will learn how to develop Hello World WordPress block. This block, when added in Post/Page editor will simply display a message “Hello World”.


JavaScript Build Setup For Development of WordPress Blocks – NodeJS

JavaScript build setup helps to speed-up the development of WordPress blocks and creates the two main files i.e. build/index.js and build/index.asset.php which are used while developing the actual WordPress block inside plugin or functions.php of WordPress installation. The index.js file contain the compiled code (from ESNext and JSX syntaxt to plain JavaScript) for the actual WordPress block and index.asset.php file contains the dependencies and version information (generated from the used packages) to be injected while registering the WordPress block.


WordPress Plugin Development Cheat Sheet

WordPress plugins are used to extend the functionality of a WordPress website. There are about 51,000+ plugins available in WordPress’s official plugins repository at the writing of this post. There are scenarios when you need to develop your own WordPress plugin for some specific task/requirement. In this blog post, we present some useful functions, hooks, filters, and best practices for custom WordPress plugin development.