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Add Twitter threads to your WordPress post

We can already quickly and easily embed Tweets in WordPress posts, but wouldn’t it be great to add entire threads too? Well, you can. All you need is the block editor and version 8.7, or greater, of Jetpack.

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Gutenberg: Adding custom fields to the block editor

When Gutenberg was first launched in WordPress 5.0, users lost the ability to create their own custom fields directly from the editor. Eventually, this was added back in but, by default, they’re turned off.

If you have the need to use custom fields, let me take you through how to switch them back on…

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Gutenberg: Add a reusable blocks menu

I love Gutenberg. I also love using reusable blocks too. What I don’t love, though, is having to go into an existing post just to access my reusable blocks list.

So how about a quick and easy method to add them to your admin menu?

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Nice try…

Sorry, we’re back to the subject of Gutenberg toxicity. Again

But, this time, it was directed at me on Twitter. What did I do to deserve this? I tweeted this…

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Gutenberg: how to create a parallax image

Parallax scrolling images are all-the-rage these days and Gutenberg has made it really easy to add this style of image to your posts.

On top of this, there are a number of settings that you can use to enhance the image further, including transparency and cover overlays.

I’ll explain parallax images a little more and give a quick tutorial on how to do it in Gutenberg.

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