Gutenberg Comments

You might have noticed my comment section looks a little.. blocky.. After my WordCamp Europe talk in Berlin about the block list module, I decided to polish up my examples some more and deploy to production. And so I present, block comments, a prototype of block editor powered comments. https://github.com/tomjn/block-comments FAQ How Does it Work? […]

WordPress and Composer TLDR

There’s a few questions I’m commonly asked about using composer + WordPress. Here they are in a super short form FAQ: To install a composer project, run: composer install To update a composer project, run: composer update Install WordPress in a folder composer require johnpbloch/wordpress @stable or in your composer.json add: { “require” : { “johnpbloch/wordpress”: “@stable” […]

ComposerPress

Curious about Composer but already have a WordPress site? Not to worry, I have you covered. Presenting Composerpress: Composerpress is a plugin that analyses your WordPress install, and generates a composer.json file you can then use retro-actively. This file acts as an inventory of dependencies, plugins, etc that are needed to set up a site, and […]

Realisations

Some pretty simple things people don’t realise when dealing with WordPress Nobody Remembers the API A lot of people worry that they don’t know the API, that it will take them a long time to memorise everything. Nobody memorises the API. It changes too fast, it’s too big, and it’s a waste of time when […]

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