Build your own Block Based Theme

Full Site Editing for the WordPress Block Editor is coming to WordPress! Now is the time to get prepared to make block themes of your own. In this workshop, we’ll go over what you need to know to build a complete Block Theme like the TT1 Blocks Theme. Next, we’ll talk through the future of the theming based on the current implementation of the Gutenberg plugin. Finally, we’ll go hands-on to build a custom Block Theme from a blank starter theme.

Experience with HTML and CSS is required for this workshop. Some familiarity with PHP and JSON will also be helpful.

What You’ll Learn

  • Local WordPress setup
  • Full site editing
  • Block themes
  • Theme blocks
  • Template parts
  • templates
  • Block theme file structure
  • CSS properties (variables
  • Working with theme.json


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