Developers Start WordPress Gutenberg Now

just a rough place of where to start

install a fresh version of WordPress

follow this tutorial

You will end up with:

You will have used Automattic Gutenberg and Ahmad Awais Gutenberg-Boilerplate

Notice the registerBlockType function on the block.js file.

Then make another block, yet name it something different than ‘hello-world’. Switch out some of the functioning to get an idea how it works.

Next, check out some of Zac Gordon’s videos out:
An Overview of registerBlockType for Building Blocks with Gutenberg in WordPress

JavaScript Libraries Bundled with Gutenberg Editor in WordPress

more at Gutenberg Handbook

check out attributes to extend functioning
more on attributes
creating dynamic blocks
updating existing blocks–future building extending

article from Riad Benguella

Check out Matt’s AWP Gutenberg collection


eCOMMERCE Start Accepting Bitcoin

Adding additional ways to make payments increases sales. If you don’t already offer Amazon Pay and PayPal, you should. For 2018, be sure to include the additional option of payment with Bitcoin.

WordPress offers many solutions to provide payment by Bitcoin to your site.

First, if your site is WooCommerce, GoUrl WooCommerce – Bitcoin Altcoin Payment Gateway Addon
Provides Bitcoin/Altcoin Payment Gateway for WooCommerce 2.1+ or higher. Accept Bitcoin, Bitcoin Cash, Litecoin, Dash,…

If your site is currently using Stripe to accept payments, Stripe offers the option to accept Bitcoin.

GoUrl Bitcoin Payment Gateway & Paid Downloads & Membership, WordPress Plugin offered on, allows you to accept more than just the bitcoin cryptocurrency – you can also accept Litecoin, Speedcoin, Dogecoin, Paycoin, Darkcoin, Reddcoin, Potcoin, Feathercoin, and Vericoin from your website.

No reason not to offer Bitcoin as form of payment today!

Be sure to include a sign: