Recently, Full Site Editing (FSE) has been constantly mentioned daily in many WordPress forums and communities. This feature is considered an outstanding transformation of the way we work with WordPress, including the transition from traditional themes to block themes.
Block Themes, also known as Block-Based Themes, are the themes that are designed to be compatible perfectly with Gutenberg blocks and full-site editing. There are a few block themes since Full Site Editing (FSE) is still currently under development. The present block themes are generally in a basic state, mainly serving the requirement to research and develop FSE's features.
Along with that, a completely new block theme, named Quadrat, has been developed recently by the Automattic team. This is a pretty complete block theme for blogs and podcast websites with an eye-catching look. Among the existing Gutenberg block themes, this theme is seen as one of the few having its own "personality".
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You can build a website with WordPress without much coding skill, or even without touching any line of code. The reason lies in many wonderful tools which help you do it easily. The most popular tools, it’s no doubt to say, are Gutenberg and page builders. At the moment, they have their pros and cons, so it’s not easy to decide which one is the best and overwhelms the other.
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When WordPress 5.0 was introduced at the end of 2018, the familiar Classic editor of WordPress was replaced by a new one called Gutenberg. This new editor is a significant change in creating content on WordPress websites by using blocks instead. But that's just the beginning.
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As you may all know, Gutenberg is now not just a WordPress editor. Recently, WordPress has the ambition of making Gutenberg also a page builder, a useful tool to build up a WordPress website. Following this tendency, web developers have created numerous plugins, added many blocks, layouts, settings,... to satisfy the demands of developers and website owners. Using these plugins along with themes made for Gutenberg will definitely help users and developers create websites, landing pages, or any page as well as publish posts at ease.
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In the previous post, we have created a custom menu that allows restaurant owners to easily change the menu dishes. However, this is the way for websites that use the Elementor page builder only. In case you don’t want to spend money to buy this plugin, you can use Gutenberg instead. It's free, but you need to use a few lines of code. Let’s read detailed instructions in this article.
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Last week, we introduced MB Blocks, a plugin that allows you to create Gutenberg blocks with just PHP. Today, we're happy to announce that you can now build Gutenberg blocks visually with Meta Box Builder. That means you don't have to write any single line of PHP code. Everything can be done with the Meta Box Builder UI.
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We're happy to announce that our latest extension for Meta Box - MB Blocks is now available for download. This extension allows you to create custom Gutenberg block with only PHP. There's no need to learn React, Webpack or Babel. Everything is straight-forward and very easy for Meta Box users.
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To increase the compatibility and easily develop new extensions for Meta Box, we have implemented the major version 5.0.0. This version has a number of major changes and may not be backward compatible. In case you see any problem, please let us know or roll back to an older version.
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Happy New Year from Meta Box team!
Another year has passed and we are so grateful and excited to confidently tell you that we have been growing a lot since 2017. Hope you all had a remarkable year of 2018 as well and now join us to take a look at what we have achieved so far.
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