WordPress 5.9: How to build modern websites with the new block theme

WordPress 5.9: How to build modern websites with the new block theme

Table of Contents

  1. WordPress 5.9: How to build modern websites with the new block theme

  2. Install WordPress 5.9

  3. Customize Twenty Twenty-Two

  4. Customize the page header

  5. Template for posts

  6. Design content with blocks

WordPress is the most successful content management system in the world – it powers more than a third of all websites on the internet. That’s no wonder: the CMS is easy to install and quickly ready to go, and it can also be massively expanded. Meanwhile, in the background, the developer community is working on a revolution: WordPress should be different, better and more functional. The CMS has long since ceased to be a pure blog system. But some legacy issues have made work difficult so far, mainly when designing websites directly in WordPress. Younger competitors like Squarespace make it much easier for users.

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That should change – the big vision is “Full Site Editing”, in short: FSE. The idea behind it: In the future, WordPress websites will consist entirely of blocks that determine the appearance and structure of each website. Blocks are used by users to build and customize their website. The themes only serve as a framework.

The massive conversion turns WordPress into a website construction kit that even inexperienced users can use to implement changes with just a few clicks – without typing a line of code. WordPress 5.9 and the brand new theme “Twenty Twenty-Two” show the future today. With the chic design you build a modern website and adapt it to your needs down to the last detail. Here we go!

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