Day 12: An Introduction to the WordPress theme.json File

Creating a basic theme.json file with scrfeenshots of the interface and code used to create the file.

For Day 11 of the WordPress Advent calendar 2021, you learned what was possible with a custom WordPress Full Site Editing theme from Marcy Diaz.

To follow up Diaz’s post, what better way to learn about styling the block editor on both the front end and back end than Eric Karkovack’s An Introduction to the WordPress theme.json File.

Karkovack takes a closer look at what theme.json offers, what is required to use it, and walks you through the steps to create a basic theme.json file.

One thing theme developers will enjoy about theme.json: it writes all the required CSS.

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