All posts by Thomas Guillot

I am a Product Designer with strong experience in building frustration-free WordPress themes and offering customisation tools to users.

Not a priority

I consider having a website essential. When researching something new, the first thing I do is to check the internet for a website. In fact, if a business doesn’t have one or is completely outdated […]

Testing Gutenberg for the first time (ish)

I have tested Gutenberg in the past but, I hadn’t created a long article with different content with it until today. For our empathy challenge, I decided to replicate the post “How Land Registry data […]

Get more traffic to your site for free

We were given the following task: Pick a colleague’s post, and explain why you chose that one. Outline a plan for the post to get 1,000+ views. Imagine that you have a US $20 budget […]

Why creating a child theme might be a bad idea

Over the last few months, we have been refreshing a bunch of themes, the latest one being Radcliffe 2. A couple of weeks ago I was tasked to refresh an old photo blog theme on […]

An interview with a Theme Wrangler

The main task of a Theme Wrangler is to create themes for WordPress.com. Thomas Guillot tells us a bit more about himself and what he does. Hi Thomas, can you tell us about how and […]

One Theme May Hide Another

At WordPress.com, every time we launch a new theme, we launch a demo site to go with it. As a Theme Wrangler, after spending weeks working on a new theme, we spend hours on its […]