Author: Nick Hamze

Taking a break

Looking back at the first three months of 2020 it’s pretty crazy to think what we’ve accomplished. To date, we’ve released over 21 different block related plugins, all of which I’m pretty proud of. At this point in the month this is where I usually think about what I’ll do next month. Now, I thinking […]

People don’t click on boring buttons

One thing that excited me about blocks was the ability to decouple design elements from the theme. People talk about how lock in is the worst thing that can happen in the WordPress world. I sorta agree but I’d take it one step further. I dislike how we have to accept the styling a theme […]

WordPress Phone case

I use to be pretty good at making WordPress merch. I don’t do it much anymore but every once in a while I get the urge to create something cool. I had these phone cases designs made recently and I really the collage style art. Might do more with it later on. The design itself […]

Does anyone care about the plugin repo?

Honestly, what team is in charge of it? The plugin repo needs so much help. Have you ever tried searching for a plugin. It’s painful. Here is what it needs. Filters & sorting Have you ever searched for something sorta generic and been overwhelmed when it said there are 2k items? There is such a […]

Block styles are hard

The next plugin I’m launching is one that adds fun button styles. One thing that bothers me about clean/minimalistic design is everything blends in too much. People create buttons to be clicked on and no one clicks on boring buttons. My goal was to add new block styles to the exist core button block but […]

3rd Party Block usage

Ever since I created Detective Wapuu and have been using it on my computer it’s been interesting to see which sites that I visit everyday are powered by WordPress. It’s actually surprising how many there are. What’s equally surprising is when I check and see which blocks they are using I hardly see anyone using […]