Rich Tabor

Bodacious Block Themes: An in-depth Look at this New Era of Theming

We all knew the landscape of WordPress themes was shifting with the introduction of Gutenberg. What we didn’t know, was by how much.

Block themes are the catalyst by which the full block editing experience comes to fruition. With block templates, template parts (i.e. headers and footers), patterns, style variants, template editing, and more — there’s much to unpack in this new era of block themes.

So let’s dive in and take an in-depth look at what a block theme consists of, and how you can build and share them with others.

What You’ll Learn

  • An in-depth look at the new era of WordPress theming
  • Various components of block themes
    • Templates
    • Template parts
    • Patterns
    • Style variants
  • Properties unique to block themes
    • Full site editing
    • Global styles