Quick Guides: WordPress Tutorial Videos for Developers

We love helping WordPress developers solve tricky problems quickly. That's why we've put together this collection of WordPress video tutorials for developers. Each Quick Guide is a simple, to-the-point video tutorial on a topic in WordPress development, plus a text outline that walks step-by-step through the video content.

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How to Create a Gutenberg Background Image (Cover Block)

Often as you start to use the new WordPress block editor, we’ll want a “background image.” When I think of how to do a “background image” in Gutenberg, I think of the Cover Block. So in this Quick Guide we’ll cover how to use the cover block in Gutenberg to get the backgrounded text image that you’re likely seeking. Let’s get to it!




Using Gutenberg to Show Your Site’s Latest Posts on a Page

How do you show latest posts with Gutenberg? That’s what we’re here to answer. When I wanted this feature, it was so that my site’s “About” page would be able to list my latest posts. Back in 2007 or so, I more-or-less had to learn to program to get this working in WordPress. Now it’s as simple as finding the right block in the WordPress Gutenberg editor.