All posts by Tiago Noronha

Web Designer, Developer and Computer Geek from Coimbra, Portugal. I work for Automattic.

Sounds of the Silent

Search for and tell stories about people, not just data. The lifespan of an open-source product is a funny thing. It starts with an idea that is shared with the world and from there, if […]

My Gutenberg Empathy Challenge

This quarter we were asked to recreate a Longreads article using Gutenberg. For the past couple of months Iโ€™ve been co-developing the WooCommerce Gutenberg Products Block, so by now I feel like Iโ€™m pretty familiar […]

Getting more views

The Internet is a vast world. WordPress.com users alone produce about 86.5 million new posts viewed by more than 409 million people each month. With so much competition, standing out from the crowd is no […]

Get Your Theme Ready for Gutenberg

Gutenberg is the codename for the upcoming WordPress editor. Itโ€™s currently in beta and available for download from the WordPress.org plugin repository. The new editor consists of blocks that replace current hacky methods of introducing […]

It is hard to WordPress

Recently, Iโ€™ve had the chance to help a friend create her own personal website. This wasnโ€™t the traditional โ€œI donโ€™t know anything about the internet, how do I create a siteโ€, this friend had experience […]

That nice and quick little feature

It’s inevitable that sometime in the lifespan of a software project, features that do not necessarily fit the overall goal will find their way into the code base. In a world of online communities and […]

Thoughts on Compiled CSS Files in Git

An ongoing discussion about build tools in the Underscores GitHub repository reminded me of something that seems to come up a few times of over the life span of a project. CSS preprocessors, the best […]

Improving the on-boarding experience for self-hosted WordPress themes

Looking for a new theme for your WordPress site can often feel like shopping at IKEA. You go to the store, find that amazing piece of furniture, only to discover that it comes all broken […]