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WordPress Editor blocks as web apps in Gatsby

This is a proof of concept web app, completely editable in WordPress using the block editor. I think it’s more fun to do it first. (Please let me know if these don’t work, they’re version 0.1. Saving them will save to your browser only.) Fill in the blanks then click “your poem” to see your …

Adding WordPress comments to Gatsby

The issue When I first put this site on Gatsby, I found adding comments tricky. I used this blog post, Dynamic Comments with Gatsby and WordPress, tweaked it a bit and shoved it in. I only used it for the comments form because I wasn’t worried about rebuilding – I really just wanted to see …

Manually adding a Let’s Encrypt certificate to my Okta custom domain using certbot locally

Massive caveat: Currently (24 July 2020) Okta does not support automatic Let’s Encrypt certificates and renewals for custom domains. So I’ll have to do this <= 89 days from now again. Which is why I’m writing it down. Ideally this post will not be needed soon because Okta will set up one click, auto renewing …

Regex, Netlify, Gatsby and swapping links

caveat: this is an “I don’t really know what I’m doing but it’s working, so….” post. This blog is on Netlify and uses Gatsby to build it from the a WordPress install (I’m typing this on the WP install, it’ll get built by Netlify and published there.) Because I’m a lazy sod, I’m just leaving …

What use is anything without columns

As expected, Gutenberg blocks with inner blocks, eg columns, weren’t working. Like other bits, this was somewhat straightforward once I figured out how. It took me a while and with more than a few infinite loops thrown in to make it that much more frustrating. What I ended up is copying the render_blocks function from …

Gutenberg and Gatsby sitting in a tree…

This is about WordPress and the static site generator Gatsby, not the Gutenberg and Gatsby you might know. I’m not sure where that post would go. Anyway. Parsing Gutenberg blocks in Gatsby turns out to be much more straightforward than I thought it would be. Not that it’s completely straightforward, but I didn’t find it …

WP blocks, raw data and the auths

I’m at the point now where I want to try parsing the raw content of the posts with the new editor / Gutenberg block data. The endpoints with posts in both the REST API and wp_graphql contain a field with the data needed but that’s only accessible to users with the edit_posts and maybe a …

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